Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Posted by Brad Wasson in "Windows Phone Developer" @ 03:30 PM
"The Windows Phone GPS Emulator (a small WPF application) and one WP7 DLL enable you to debug your application on the Windows Phone emulator or a real device without leaving the comfort of your home or office. Once you've completed your testing and debugging, you only need to change a single line of code to switch to the device back to real GPS."
There certainly has been an increase in the number of location-aware apps available on smartphone platforms of late. While Windows Phone has not missed the party, with the release of the Windows Phone GPS Emulator there will soon be more such apps representing the platform at it. Over on the Windows Phone Developer Blog, Yochay has posted an article explaining the background on the app and some basic instructions on how to make use of it. This could save developers much time and effort. So developers, let's see what you can do!