New York Times Silverlight app ported to Windows Phone 7


Michael S. Scherotter, Media Experience Evangelist for Microsoft is doing his bit to spread the Silverlight Windows Phone 7 word.

Noting that all .NET and Silverlight developers are also Windows Phone developers, he managed to quickly and easily port the New York Times Silverlight Kit into a Windows Phone 7 app.  He notes it was simply a question of adding “a few #if statements to the code”, which he has made available at CodePlex site.

Read more about the project at MSDN here.

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