Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone
Turn your creative ideas into Windows Phone applications
Take your ideas from concept to completed applications quickly and easily with Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone. Built-in templates for Windows Phone, controls that automatically take on the look and feel of the phone, and the ability to test your application on the Windows Phone emulator or directly on a Windows Phone device are all features that help keep you focused, thinking creatively and building compelling applications for your users.
Free your ideas with Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone
It has never been easier to create a phone application. Whether you import your assets from tools such as Adobe Photoshop or use the supplied standard phone controls, you can quickly experiment, customize and style your applications before finalizing the user interface with subtle and effective transitions that add richness and life to your applications.
The Windows Phone Developer tools are free! That’s right, everything you need to develop applications for Windows Phone 7; Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone and Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone can be downloaded for free.
These tools provide the same industry leading development workflow for Windows Phone that was previously only available while creating Silverlight or desktop based applications.
With innovative features such as Behaviors, the Visual State Manager and design time data, Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone gives you the tools you need to rapidly take your ideas from concept to completion accelerating your delivery of innovative applications on Windows Phone.
Ready to try?
Download the Windows Phone Developer Tools. Once installed, current Expression Blend 4 users will have the additional capability to create applications for Windows Phone 7 in addition to Silverlight, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and SketchFlow. Please note: Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone is limited to creating Windows Phone 7 applications only. If you want to work with Silverlight, WPF and SketchFlow projects, please download the Expression Studio 4 Ultimate trial.
For more information please visit the Windows Phone 7 Developer Center.