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Posted 19 Aug 2011

Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit - August 2011 (7.1 SDK) Released

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Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit - August 2011 (7.1 SDK) Released

Microsoft released the new stable version of "Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit (SDK 7.1)" at Codeplex. This is the first stable build after the February 2011 release. This release features several new controls and fixes to the existing controls.

In this post, find the new controls that have been added to this release. Also find the setup link and URLs to the release notes.

What's New in the August 2011 Release?

In this release, the Windows Phone 7 Toolkit team added the following new controls to the library:

  • PhoneTextBox
  • DateTimePickers
  • LockablePivots
  • MultiSelectList
  • LongListSelector
  • HubTitle
  • ExpanderView
  • HeaderedItemsControl

They also updated several existing controls which improves performance and several bug fixes. Till now, the following controls are present in the Toolkit: AutoCompleteBox, ContextMenu, DatePicker, DateTimeConverters, DatePicker, ExpanderView, GestureService/GestureListener, HeaderedItemsControl, HubTile, ListPicker, LocalizedResources, LockablePivot, LongListSelector, MultiselectList, Page Transitions, PerformanceProgressBar, PhoneTextBox, TiltEffect, TimePicker, ToggleSwitch, WrapPanel.

Download WP7 Toolkit - August 2011

You can download the Toolkit from the Codeplex site. Here are the links:

You can find the release notes and complete list of updated controls at Windows Phone Toolkit - August 2011 (7.1 SDK). Also visit the post "The Silverlight for Windows Phone Toolkit is now available for ‘Mango’ application development" by Jeff Wilcox at The Windows Phone Developer Blog.


This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)


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Kunal Chowdhury is a Microsoft "Windows Platform Development" MVP (Most Valuable Professional), a Codeproject Mentor, Telerik Developer Expert, Nokia Developer Champion, Windows 10 Champion, Microsoft Rockstar, Speaker in various Microsoft events, Author, passionate Blogger and a Software Engineer by profession.

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