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With Windows Phone there is a world-class developer ecosystem, top notch mobile tools and great educational materials. Windows Phone apps can tap into the power of multi-tasking, access thousands of APIs, use Silverlight features, and take advantage of hardware features such as hardware acceleration. With the release of Nokia Windows Phone, the number of people who will be able to access your applications is also increasing fast. There has never been a better time to dive into Windows Phone development.

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Build, test and submit apps and games. Get the tools and support you need to make sure your great idea is available to millions.

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