I am really excited about the MIX ’10. Our team (.Net Compact Framework) delivers the platform that will be used by any application that is going to run on Windows phone. It has been an incredible journey for us developing lots of new features, adding new security models to make this happen. I intend to share these in this blog or .Net Compact framework team blog.
Windows Phone 7 series support running Silverlight and XNA apps. Both of them use .Net Compact Framework. Preview of our bits in action...
Screen shot of chess app (Windows Phone Silverlight application) running in emulator. I can only say, it looks even better in device :). You can use Visual Studio Express to develop both Silverlight and XNA apps. Check out http://www.microsoft.com/express/phone/