Developing applications for Windows Phone 7 is a efficient and easy, thanks to an excellent suite of development and design tools. For the first time, Microsoft offers free tools to develop applications for Windows Phone. To get the most out of your day-to-day work, it is important to understand the different capabilities of the different tools. This sample-filled session explains when to use Microsoft Expression Blend and when to use Microsoft Visual Studio, from a software development perspective. Also shown are how both tools operate together to create captivating applications for Windows Phone 7. Finally, the session explains the added value that you, as a developer, will get when using Visual Studio 2010 Professional.