SL4JB

April 15th, 2010 marks the fourth release of Silverlight that Microsoft has shipped in the last 2.5 years.  Building upon the huge success of it’s predecessor versions, Silverlight 4 contains a slew of new features to help you build the next generation RIA applications:

  • Tooling

  • Printing API

  • Right-click event handling

  • Webcam/microphone access

  • Mouse wheel support

  • RichTextArea Control

  • ICommand support

  • Clipboard API

  • HTML Hosting with WebBrowser

  • Elevated trust applications

  • Local file access

  • COM interop

  • Notification (“toast”) API

  • Network authentication

  • Cross-domain Networking changes

  • Keyboard access in full screen mode

  • Text trimming

  • ViewBox

  • Right-to-left, BiDi and complex script

  • Offline DRM

  • H.264 protected content

  • Silverlight as a drop target

  • Data binding

  • IDataErrorInfo and Async Validation

  • DependencyObject Binding

  • StringFormat, TargetNullValue, FallbackValue

  • Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF)

  • Data Grid enhancements

  • Fluid UI support in items controls

  • Implicit theming

  • Google Chrome support

Visit the Silverlight.net site below to get started developing today! http://www.silverlight.net/getstarted/

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