Silverlight and Expression application development

  • December 09, 2009 09 Dec'09

    Q&A: Exploring Microsoft Azure, cloud and Silverlight futures

    Software veteran Andrew Brust deals out new insights into the present scene and futurescape of Microsoft Azure, Silverlight and cloud computing. In particular, Brust -- chief of new technology at twentysix New York -- analyzes where Azure is now, ...

  • November 25, 2009 25 Nov'09

    Inside Visual Studio 2010

    Microsoft is released Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2. Find out key features of Microsoft's next-generation development environment, and learn key features of the Framework, Visual Basic, and C#.

  • November 02, 2009 02 Nov'09

    Microsoft lightens up to Eclipse for PHP, Azure related application building

    Microsoft is working with open source companies Tasktop Technologies and Soyatec on interoperability projects focused on using the Eclipse platform to take advantage of the new features in Windows 7 and Window Server 2008 R2, and improve Java and ...

  • July 13, 2009 13 Jul'09

    Microsoft takes on Adobe with Silverlight 3

    Microsoft continues to enhance Silverlight as it looks to compete with Adobe Flex's scope and depth. The Rich Internet Application (RIA) software is expected in Microsoft-centric organizations wishing to leverage .NET platform skills.

  • April 02, 2009 02 Apr'09

    Silverlight plug-in for Eclipse highlights Microsoft's work on interop

    Microsoft says the new plug-in, which was developed by Microsoft partner Soyatec, represents another step toward interoperability and its ongoing relationship with the open source community.

  • March 18, 2009 18 Mar'09

    Microsoft announces Silverlight 3, Expression Blend 3 at MIX09

    With its beta of Silverlight 3 and preview of Expression Blend 3, Microsoft has kicked off MIX09 with plenty of exciting news for RIA and Web application developers.

  • February 12, 2009 12 Feb'09

    Moonlight 1.0 release brings Silverlight to Linux

    Moonlight, an open source implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight platform for RIAs, has passed all of Microsoft's regression tests, according to project lead Miguel de Icaza. With the 1.0 release, the project now turns its focus towards catching ...

  • January 07, 2009 07 Jan'09

    Silverlight, Ajax components require different approach to UI

    Ajax components and Silverlight components aren't just different in their underlying technologies, according to UI components vendor Infragistics. Users also expect a different look and feel depending on which technology they're using.

  • October 28, 2008 28 Oct'08

    Microsoft PDC gives a taste of Windows 7, Visual Studio 2010

    A pair of keynotes on day 2 of PDC gave developers a glimpse of Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2010, and then showed them how to build a basic application for Windows Azure, the cloud computing platform that took center stage at the conference ...

  • October 15, 2008 15 Oct'08

    Silverlight 2 brings .NET, debugging to Flash competitor

    Silverlight 2, the latest version of Microsoft's answer to Flash, is now compatible with .NET and the Visual Studio debugging environment. Microsoft released the final version, which has been in beta for months, yesterday. The company is showcasing ...

  • August 12, 2008 12 Aug'08

    Silverlight at Beijing Olympics

    Microsoft Silverlight deployments are likely to get a major leg-up this month as the rich Internet application (RIA) framework of choice for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. NBC has chosen Silverlight as the media player to drive what is anticipated to be...

  • March 05, 2008 05 Mar'08

    Microsoft touts rich Internet app development at Mix08

    UPDATED - Rich multimedia was on display as Microsoft rolled out a Silverlight 2.0 beta at MIX08 in Las Vegas. Technologist Ray Ozzie said rich Internet apps will come to rule the front end, while 'Cloud' computing will form a new back-end software ...

  • December 20, 2007 20 Dec'07

    Top stories of 2007: Silverlight and Visual Studio 2008

    Not surprisingly, Silverlight and Visual Studio 2008 dominated the list of top stories for 2007. Here we look back at what we wrote and forward to what we might write in 2008.

  • December 06, 2007 06 Dec'07

    Podcast: Silverlight 2.0 and the Carbon Calculator

    Silverlight 2.0 may only be in alpha, but that didn't stop one firm from using it to build the Carbon Calculator application that Conservation International rolled out for this year's Live Earth event.

  • November 29, 2007 29 Nov'07

    Silverlight 2.0, formerly v1.1, to reach beta by March

    Silverlight 1.1 has been renamed Silverlight 2.0 and will reach beta by the end of March 2008, Microsoft announced today. It will come with a Go-Live license, too.