Some exciting news for students, it was announced last week at the MIX10 conference that Windows Phone 7 Development tools are now available and you can start building phone apps and uploading it to the Windows Phone 7 Market place and start selling to the global market.

The Market Place account requires a $170NZD registration fee but this has been waived for students in New Zealand through . One of only two countries in the Asia Pacific Region to get access to this program for free….So check it out and start developing at