Microsoft today announced the availability of Windows Phone â€˜Mangoâ€™ SDK Beta . The updated SDK gives developers access to new features that are part of upcoming Windows Phone update codenamed â€œMangoâ€. Microsoft first previewed the new SDK few months back at MIXâ€™11. The new SDK will feature more than 1500 new APIâ€™s such as the following,
- Application multitasking for background processing, audio and file transfer, and fast application switching
- Deeper phone integration so apps can, for example, take better advantage of the versatility of Live Tiles
- Access to the camera and Motion Sensor library so developers can build apps that incorporate device hardware and build augmented reality experiences
Also the new updated Windows Phone developer tools with new performance profiler and sensor simulation was also released. The new beta Windows Phone developer tools will be released within 24 hours.