I posted the code from my Mix talk here, which includes the mock location code, but I never used the word "location" in that post so search engines don't find it.
Location location location.
We got that location!
Got location? You know we do!
Note that this mock isn't complete – it really only has enough functionality to complete my demos, but it's not hard to add more. It's very easy to add new methods with the right signatures though:
Hopefully I'll update the mock to be more complete in the near future, but for now it is what it is.
To download the ZIP file with the location code directly, click here.
It sucks that Microsoft didn't provide this as part of the emulator. Also, I still can't figure out why they released a locked emulator. How do they expect anyone to develop serious apps with all features locked up?
The CTP is a "Community Technology Preview" - we believe it is better to release it sooner (even when all the features aren't completed yet) rather than later. The current CTP build is not supposed to be a full product; we will be adding features to it in future releases.
There are a couple of very smart and very useful projects I’ve come across for working with location