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Windows 7: Silverlight 5 Is Coming

15 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
Silverlight 5 Is Coming

With the imminent release of Internet Explorer 9 and the strong focus on hardware acceleration, Silverlight can lose its appeal for web developers, especially considering the advantages of HTML5 applications on top of Windows for the delivery of plug-in free rich web experiences.

Still, Microsoft underlines that it not only remains committed to Silverlight, but that the technology can easily co-exist with HTML5 on the web, as well as complement it by offering experiences which HTML5 is incapable of delivering.

“The Silverlight Firestarter is a free, one-day event dedicated to Silverlight and has something for all skill levels. There are labs for those just getting started with Silverlight and sessions for those looking to enhance their existing Silverlight skills,” the Silverlight team representative added.
Silverlight 5 Is Coming - Softpedia

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15 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 / Same

I think it can coexist too. But MS has to still be fully behind it from here on out. I wasn't crazy about it at the beginning, but it grew on me.
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