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You may have already heard about the many announcements made at Microsoft’s MIX09 conference this week in Las Vegas. One of the major announcements is the Beta availability of Silverlight 3 (and it does look like three’s the charm).
Scott Guthrie during his keynote at MIX09 shared some encouraging statistics:
A few major customer adoption announcements were also made:
Some of the most compelling Silverlight applications I have seen (many are registered on Silverlight Showcase) are listed below.
Rich application sites/demos:
Reusable Controls Libraries (for enterprise applications):
Now these are just some of my favorites. But with the pace of developers building cool Silverlight applications, this list may need to be updated very frequently (last updated 3/20/09).
Fully supported by Visual Studio and Expression Blend, highlights of new features and functionality of Silverlight 3 include: major media enhancements, out of browser support allowing Web applications to work on the desktop; significant graphics improvements including 3D graphics support, GPU acceleration and H.264 video support; and many features to improve RIA development productivity.
Enhanced media support
Enhanced graphics support
Enhanced rich internet application (RIA) support
You may have already heard about the many announcements made at Microsoft’s MIX09 conference this week
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