Microsoft wooing developers to Windows Phone (video)

In a video interview, Microsoft execs Joe Belfiore and Scott Guthrie talk about the developer opportunities with Windows Phone 7 Series.

LAS VEGAS--Although Windows Phone 7 Series devices won't hit the market until the end of the year , Microsoft has already started its sales pitch to developers.

At the Mix10 trade show on Monday, Microsoft detailed how programmers can write software for the phone using Silverlight and XNA and made available test versions of the tools for writing code .

In a video interview, Joe Belfiore and Scott Guthrie talked about the approach that Microsoft is taking with regard to design, multitasking and the company's effort to make things simpler than they have been in the past.

Here's the video interview:

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