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Silverlight developer demo

Last night, I attended a developer demo of Microsoft’s Silverlight hosted at the monthly meeting of the North Dallas .Net Users Group. The presenter was Chris Koenig. Chris is Microsoft’s Developer Evangelist for this region. For the presentation, Chris showed some full blown Silverlight application demos and gave an overview of Silverlight before proceeding with a simpler demo where he dove into the code behind it all. Overall Silverlight and the demo looked fairly impressive. Here are some of my takeaway notes from the meeting: Microsoft is not calling Silverlight an Adobe Flash killer. However, it is obvious that like JavaFX it is intended to compete in this space. I […]

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