Using GPS Emulator for WP7

Expanding on their Windows Phone Recipes initiative, the Windows Phone blog has a useful post up to assist developers in using the Windows Phone GPS Emulator. The emulator is exactly what it says on the tin – a way of simulating GPS input in order to test location-based apps without having to actually move around.

The Windows Phone GPS Emulator is a great tool for testing your location-based Windows Phone applications without leaving the comfort of your home or office. But be sure you test your application on a real device, as location-based info or the lack of it could result in interesting edge cases in your application.

The full article can be read at the Windows Phone blog here, and the GPS Emulator can be downloaded here.