Final Windows Phone Developer Tools Available September 16
Since July 13, Microsoft released the Beta developer tools for Windows Phone 7 have been available here and it provides all you need to develop Windows Phone 7 apps. The final release of this toolset is scheduled to arrive in Marketplace developer portal on September 16.
So, to get things going, just make sure you take the following steps to get you applications and games ready for launch:
1. Build you applications with the actual Beta Tools.
2. On September 16, download the final tools from the Developers Portal.
3. Recompile your app or game using the final tools.
4. Wait until early October to submit your XAP to the Marketplace.
So, get ready for the launch!!!