Mix 10 Day 1 Liveblog: Windows Phone 7 developer platform to be revealed

The Microsoft Mix 10 conference kicks off on March 15 at 9 a.m. PT. Join a bunch of us Microsoft bloggers who will be covering and commenting on the event, where Microsoft is expected to detail more of its Windows Phone 7 developer platform story.
Written by Mary Jo Foley, Senior Contributing Editor

On March 15, Microsoft will kick off its Mix 10 conference in Las Vegas with a look at the Windows Phone 7 developer platform.

The company has shared a few tidbits so far about what to expect. On the game-development side, the Softies are offering developers the just-released XNA Game Studio 4.0 toolset. This week, the Softies are expected to add Silverlight and Expression Blend to its next-gen mobile development story.

Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president of the .NET Developer Division, Bill Buxton, principal researcher for Microsoft Research, and Joe Belfiore, corporate vice president of Windows Phone Program Management are on the docket.

Join a bunch of us Microsoft-focused bloggers attending Microsoft's Las Vegas confab on Monday at 9 a.m. PT and participate in our live blog covering the two-hour Mix 10 opening keynote. I'll be live blogging along with my ZDNet colleague Ed Bott, LiveSide’s Kip Kniskern, Neowin’s Benjamin Rubenstein, Windows Supersite’s Paul Thurrott and istartedsomething’s Long Zheng. If you're not here in Vegas with us, you can tune into the live Webcast of the Mix 10 keynotes here.

To comment along with us live bloggers, just sign up with ScribbleLive.com and come back at 9 a.m. to watch and comment along with us.

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