Marketplace for Emulator

The Windows Phone 7 Emulator takes a fairly bare-bones approach having only Internet Explorer available by default. Because it’s easier when presenting to use the Emulator than to try and capture a device screen with a camera it would be nice to show off features of the platform as part of your demonstration – not just your own apps. We put together a simple XAP package to install a Marketplace client onto the emulator, this allows you to demonstrate the Marketplace experience (with live data) and even show your clients how their apps appear within Marketplace. You cannot download apps to the emulator as it will not allow you to sign in with a Live ID – this is provided purely for demonstration purposes. You can read more about the tool and download from here:-

By Peter Foot

Microsoft Windows Development MVP