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Playing with Microsoft Silverlight
· 2007-05-20 22:06 by Thijs Kroesbergen for Brokenwire.NET

This weekend I spend some time playing with Microsoft’s “Flash-Killer” named Silverlight.

It’s very interesting to see how they brought the .NET CLR to the browser!
With only my knowledge of the .NET framework, C# and a bit of basic knowledge of Windows and Web programming I could easily create a small app!

I wrapped up an (unfinished!) attempt to mimic my Pong-Clock

You should be able to see it here (Warning: Pre-alpha 0-quality demo!)

I hope to write a bit more about this soon…
But if you’re interested in seeing more about silverlight yourself you can visit the Silverlight website

To create your own “hello world” application; you need the following ingredients:

Oh and I almost forgot about the coolest thing: Silverlight runs cross-browser (IE – Firefox – Opera – Safari) and cross-platform (Windows – Mac). I also heard some rumours about a linux version.

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