What a busy month Dec is turning out to be eitherway here are some handy news notices relevant for Windows Phone 7 devs.
- We had our first WP7 dev drinks this week. It was good to get out and talk about WP7 dev over a few drinks and to demo some WP7 apps in development.
- The Windows Phone 7 MSDN Documentation has been updated
- Developer payouts for Windows Phone Marketplace will begin in the Last week of January 2011
- Visual Basic goes Mobile - WP7 VB RTW. Although this is a great step forward for VB Developers it still does not come close to when C# went mobile
- Those of you building WP7 applications leverage Azure should check out the Dec update of the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit
- Developer reporting tools which show download and transaction reports are available on App Hub –> My Dashboard — Windows Phone –> Reports
- Microsoft Advertising SDK for WP7 now supports XNA games here although as far as I can find out its not yet outside of the US