Silverlight is a new cross-browser plug-in from Microsoft that brings the power of the .NET Framework to bear on an area that was previously reserved for Flash or Java Applets. Silverlight also supports a range of .NET-compliant languages, including Visual Basic and C#, so you don't have to learn a new language to build rich media applications.

In the April 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Declan Brennan shows you how he built a Silverlight-based Web application that folds 3D polyhedron shapes from a flat template.

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