Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta 2 released: installation steps

Note : Content of this post is taken as it is from release note of Windows Phone SDK 7.1 . Please read release document more carefully. I have listed the breaking relase opints as it is from there. Original content is on relase note.

On 27th June 2011 Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta 2 got released.

 

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You can download it from below link,

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=26648

Release information is as below,

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If you installed Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1 Beta 1, you must uninstall it before installing Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta 2.

Few points ,

  1. There are many known issue in the release. So before installing read release document very carefully.
  2. There are many breaking changes like

 

  • Touch input for the ScrollViewer and ListBox controls happens on an independent thread by default, instead of on the UI thread.
  • Image decoding happens on a background thread by default, instead of on the UI thread.
  • The TaiwanCalendar class has been removed from the API.
  • The OnCancel override method was removed from the ScheduledTaskAgent class.
  • The IsRunningSlowly property was removed from the GameTimerEventArgs class.
  • IExecuteResult was removed from the Windows Phone OS 7.1 API.
  • The MotionReading property types have changed.
  • The Background Transfer Service folder in isolated storage was renamed.
  • Tile data in isolated storage must use the folder Shared\ShellContent.
  • The ShellTileEnumerator class was removed.
  • Background agents are not launched in the debugger by using the Add and Find methods.
  • The maximum and default database and buffer pool size values are now lower for SQLCE databases.
  • . Connection string parameters that are not supported are removed.
  • . Microsoft.Devices.YCrCbPixelLayout was renamed to Microsoft.Devices.YCbCrPixelLayout.
  • Microsoft.Devices.CaptureResolution was removed.

 

Installation of Winows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta 2

First uninstall Windows Phone SDK 7.1. Uninstall below items

  1. Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta
  2. Windows Phone Emulator (Beta)
  3. Microsoft Windows Phone Developer Tools 7.1

 

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After uninstalling Beta 1 install Beta 2.

Screen shorts are as below Smile

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Enjoy with Windows Phone 7.1 Beta 2 Smile

 

 

 



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