dotnet add package WindowsPhoneEssentials --version
NuGet\Install-Package WindowsPhoneEssentials -Version
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="WindowsPhoneEssentials" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add WindowsPhoneEssentials --version
#r "nuget: WindowsPhoneEssentials,"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install WindowsPhoneEssentials as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=WindowsPhoneEssentials&version=

// Install WindowsPhoneEssentials as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=WindowsPhoneEssentials&version=

a collection of utility classes which save you time and help you write testable wp7 applications

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
Silverlight sl3-wp is compatible.  sl4-wp is compatible.  sl4-wp71 is compatible. 
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a collection of wp7 helper classes which make it simpler to write tests for wp7


An MVC + MVVM implementation for windows phone 7, supporting type safe navigation, MVVM, wp7 lifecycle/tombstoning and much more!


Windows Phone MVP is a Model-View-Presenter implementation for Windows Phone 8. It is a minimalistic framework that neatly wraps itself around the existing Windows Phone libraries to provide greater code separation and powerful extensions but still allow you to choose when you want to use it, or when you don't.


Adds Autofac support to Windows Phone MVC


Adds support for the Silverlight Toolkit Page Transition's with MvcTransitionFrame

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