It is with tremendous pleasure that I can reveal Microsoft Silverlight: our next-generation, cross-platform, cross-browser web client runtime. Silverlight (previously codenamed "WPF/E") is a lightweight subset of XAML for building rich media experiences on the web.
There's lots of material at the NAB virtual press room site, but I thought I'd share my top ten list of reasons why you might want to use Silverlight:
Now that Windows Vista is done, I'll be shifting the focus of my blog slightly - I'll still write just as much about WPF, but I'll also start to write about its web-based little brother, since they both are part of the same continuum and my day-to-day job incorporates both technologies equally. Rich interactive web-based and Windows-based content; it's an exciting time to be a client platform evangelist!
Silverlight is now featured on10:
I thought Microsoft was going to wait until MIX 07 to announce some of this stuff, but chose the National
What about managed code and controls?
Does this mean Microsoft will finally start shipping a WMV codec for Mac OS X?
No wonder Microsoft is never mentioning "round-tripping scenarios". Because Silvelright supports none. Of all 9 points above, 9 of the 9 are lock-in scenarios. Only newbies will be fooled.
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The official name as well as site is now out for Silverlight, which used to be called WPF/E. Lookin'
Microsoft has announced that the little cross-platform, cross-browser cousin of Windows Presentation
So Microsoft Silverlight is the official name for WPF/e. Read Tim Sneath's announcement on his blog here
Microsoft dévoile un peu plus Siverlight (feu WPF/E) à l'occasion du NAB 2007. Présentation des innovations du framework Microsoft, dans la partie d'échec 2.0 l'opposant à Adobe Apollo. La réponse du berger à la bergère Tim Sneath est un
Love the Logo. The Microsoft Naming Conventions seem to be changing for the better: Expression Interactive Designer (a long boring name) became Expression Blend, and now WPF/E becomes Silverlight with a friggin cool Logo.
You people should've reserved the "Wow is now" thing for Mix...
And, hey, hopefully, there'll be an Expression Blend Express Edition for those students and hobbyists around here. We won't even mind if it's restricted to only non-commercial use, like the Robotics Studio..
Microsoft Vista evangelist Tim Sneath has revealed Silverlight, a browser plug-in for playing rich media files (video, animation, interactivity) -- direct competitor of Adobe's Flash Player. Silverlight will be available for both Mac and Windows and