Windows Phone toolkit provides a collection of controls, extension methods and page animations to help create beautiful and consistent Windows Phone user interfaces and make common progamming tasks easier. Documentation and source are on CodePlex at http://phone.codeplex.com.
Release notes - http://phone.codeplex.com/releases/view/96743
Refactored project to support Windows Phone 7.1, 8.0 and more with maximum code sharing.
WP8 Map API extensions, including Modern PushPin control
LongListMultiSelector control, including Grid view multiselect.
Control themes updated to match WP8 UI
Large number of RTL bugs fixed now that RTL is a fully supported feature in WP8
25+ bugs fixed
Contains all the fixes, improvements and new controls that were part of the September 2012 release
WP8 specific -
Removed LongListSelector as it’s now part of the SDK
Removed PerformanceProgressBar (though we are taking the suggestion that we should add it back as a descendent of ProgressBar for backcompat)
This package has no dependencies.