Given the amount of time the platform has now been available, we’re starting to see some incredible creativity and very focused, user-centric applications being built for Silverlight. I’m very excited about many of these applications and solutions for both business and consumer scenarios and I want to share some of these great experiences with you. This first post will be about business-oriented Silverlight applications and a subsequent post will highlight some consumer-oriented applications.
It used to be that most rich experiences on the web were focused on public-facing or consumer-based applications. It makes sense; we often see user-centric innovation outside the firewall before we see it inside due to the cost of re-vamping existing line of business applications as well as focusing investment on activities that directly impact customers positively. While that is certainly still true, we are seeing business from all sorts of industries adopting user-centric software platforms for internal applications as well as customer-facing business applications. Below are examples of how you could implement some business-oriented experiences in Silverlight:
These are just a few of the LOB-focused applications we are seeing built in Silverlight. If you have an LOB application built in Silverlight that you would like to share, please let me know by commenting!