The final version of Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 is now available to download. Silverlight is one of the two run times available on Windows Phone 7, and will form the basis of most non-game applications on the platform.
Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 includes many essential features to help developers work with your Silverlight 4 applications including:
- New interactive design surface
- Working with Styles and Resources
- Go To Value Definition lets you directly locate nested styles
- Using the new "Data Can" to pinpoint data hookups
- Moving stuff around in complex Grid panels using the new right click "goodies"
Check out this 20 minute Silverlight.tv video above which shows most of the new Designer features in action.
The latest build can be downloaded by following the instructions at www.silverlight.net/getstarted .