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Leveraging the Silverlight ecosystem with Windows Phone 7

There are a lot of reasons for developers to be excited about Windows Phone
7. First and foremost, .NET developers can easily build great apps using the
language and tools they already know. If you’re like me, learning a new
technology is always fun, but producing great results with minimal effort is
better. Smile

But there’s another thing that developers and stakeholders alike should be
excited about that goes beyond the benefit of the minimal learning curve:
leveraging the Silverlight eco-system.

Here’s a story, straight from the trenches, of the fantasic combination
of code-reuse and redesign to maximize the benefits of the Silverlight

Some good hints and a great WP7 application from my friend Tim…