Silverlight Release Candidate Before End Of July

Microsoft expects to deliver the near-final test release of its Silverlight alternative to Flash before July is over, according to a blog posting from a Microsoft technical evangelist. Microsoft officially unveiled the beta of Silverlight 1.0 at its Mix ‘07 conference in April. The company also announced at that time the availability of an alpha […]

Microsoft expects to deliver the near-final test release of its Silverlight alternative to Flash before July is over, according to a blog posting from a Microsoft technical evangelist.

Microsoft officially unveiled the beta of Silverlight 1.0 at its Mix ‘07 conference in April. The company also announced at that time the availability of an alpha of Silverlight 1.1, which adds a built-in Common Language Runtime engine, plus support for ASP.Net Ajax, Language-Integrated Query (LINQ), JavaScript, Visual Basic, C#, Python and Ruby. (No update so far on the status of Silverlight 1.1.)

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