Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview Coming On Sept-12

Microsoft today announced that the preview version of Windows Phone 8 SDK for published app developers is coming on Sep-12th. Microsoft also announced that the final version of Windows Phone 8 is coming later this year when Windows Phone 8 OS will be launched.

In June we provided an early look at some developer features of Windows Phone 8, promising to share the Software Development Kit (SDK) in late summer. Select partners and developers have already seen early builds of the new SDK, helping to test the new toolset and get started on Windows Phone 8 apps.

Today I’m happy to announce that the time has come to make the near-final kit available to more developers through the Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview Program. Next Wednesday I’ll share detailed instructions on how current Windows Phone developers with published apps can apply. But I do want to set your expectations that program access will be limited.

The full Windows Phone 8 SDK will be made publically available later this year when we unveil Windows Phone 8. Until then, we believe this program offers more published developers a way to explore the SDK and get started on the next wave of amazing Windows Phone apps.

I guess Windows Phone 8 SDK will be publicly launched only when Windows Phone 8 devices like Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820 goes on sale in late October. I think developers will b

via: Windows Team blog 

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