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If, like me, you’d were disappointed to discover that Windows Phone development on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview wasn’t a realistic proposition (due to incompatibilities with the emulator) help is at hand. The recently released update to the Windows Phone SDK 7.1 includes an updated emulator which will run on Windows 8*. It also includes:
*Note that Windows 8 will not be an officially supported OS for the Windows Phone SDK until final release.