Silverlight, Windows

Windows 8: The death of the silverlight framework?-unexpected continuation: it will die out for sure.

Windows 8: The death of the silverlight framework? That was the question that I asked to LI users and it triggered a great deal of debate. And now we can say for sure that Silverlight is dead , my friends. Certainly it won`t happen right now, tomorrow or the day after tomorrow, as the customers… Continue reading Windows 8: The death of the silverlight framework?-unexpected continuation: it will die out for sure.

Sharepoint, Silverlight

Silverlight in SharePoint: Overview and a View on the Future

In the beginning there was SharePoint, a platform for collaboration and content management. It allows people to work together. It’s an easy task to set up a site where people can share information and manage documents from start to finish. SharePoint 2007 was already good, but SharePoint 2010 is even better. New features such as… Continue reading Silverlight in SharePoint: Overview and a View on the Future

.NET, Silverlight, Windows

Windows 8: The death of the Silverlight framework?

I think many of you have been keeping up with the Windows 8 announcements and you are aware that Microsoft made a bit of a stir in the .NET development community with their 10 minute demo of Windows 8. They explicitly mentioned HTML5 and JavaScript as the ways to build new-look Windows 8 applications while… Continue reading Windows 8: The death of the Silverlight framework?

Silverlight

True or false: Silverlight will continue offering richer Web experience than HTML5 in nearest future.

Lately standards-based multimedia features offered by HTML5 have taken the spotlight from proprietary technologies, such as Silverlight and Adobe's Flash. Still Silverlight has a purpose in the wake of HTML5's emergence. Moreover, so far Silverlight capabilities has exceeded those of HTML5, according to Microsoft. To put it simply, on the Web the purpose of Silverlight… Continue reading True or false: Silverlight will continue offering richer Web experience than HTML5 in nearest future.

Silverlight

Did you know… about Silverlight?

Recently there has been an interesting discussion about Silverlight penetration and market share. As always, people tend to connect Flash and Silverlight and use the market share as a single most important metrics – but here, I’m sharing some really cool, interesting and surprising (?) facts about Silverlight market share. So, here are some cool… Continue reading Did you know… about Silverlight?