Windows Phone SDK 7.1 RC is now live on the Download Center and the Marketplace is able to ingest WP7.5 apps. This release represents a large step for the platform, the Release Candidate (RC) build empowers the developer to not only develop their Windows Phone 7.5 apps, but it also includes a ‘Go Live’ license that empowers them to publish to Marketplace. The RC release continues to work fine with the pre-release builds of Zune and Windows Phone 7.5 that Microsoft released last month (build 7712).
This new release includes a lot of improvements including:
To finish off, I just stumbled upon this interesting post by Shawn Wildermuth: Maintaining a Project with Two Windows Phone Versions. Worth checking out.
Happy ‘Mango’ coding!