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]: Mac Silverlight works well.
by vivainio on Sat 30th Oct 2010 08:35 UTC in reply to "RE: Mac Silverlight works well."
vivainio
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2008-12-26

Yeah, as someone who routinely needs to make sure Mac perf is the same as PC perf, I'll just say it right now that the job is made really easy. Performance is nearly identical.


Back in my day, the target was to make performance as good as possible, not identical to some other platform.

That being said - I guessed the threat of SL was over after Apple refused to have flash for iOS. It did very little for Flash, but it finally sealed the fate for SL (if even Flash is not ubiquitous, what chance does SL have?)

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Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29


Back in my day, the target was to make performance as good as possible, not identical to some other platform.


Identical performance, providing a consistent experience is arguably more important. With that said though, we achieved over 60fps in all scenarios.

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