Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Oct 2010 20:48 UTC
Microsoft Most websites glossed over this, but we didn't. Silverlight, once touted as Microsoft's answer to Adobe's Flash, has been retooled from its original purpose. Microsoft is betting big on HTML5 instead, turning Silverlight into the development platform for Windows Phone, and that's it. So... Silverlight is dead - long live Silerlight?
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RE[2]: Umm...grand celebration plz?
by _txf_ on Sat 30th Oct 2010 15:59 UTC in reply to "RE: Umm...grand celebration plz?"
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2008-03-17

Indeed

As an inheritor to a large SL project, I did not get the choice of framework to use. But learning and using SL has been a blast.

There are some really nice ways that one can abstract the ui from the app logic, and the framework is really easy to learn.

Also there is some really good documentation and examples both from inside ms and outside.

And it goes without saying that being able to use one language (c#) for the backend all the way to the UI is much better than dealing with the mishmash of paradigms and languages that come with other forms of web development.

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