Monday, March 15, 2010

Silverlight Technologies

Version 1.0 of Silverlight used JavaScript and supported the industry-leading Windows Media Services enabling delivery of audio and video that includes 2D and vector graphics.
Version 2 includes all features of version 1.0 and:
  • support for the .NET Framework.
  • support for .NET-compliant programming languages such as C#, Visual Basic, Python, and Ruby.
  • support for database operations and language-integrated query (LINQ).
The figure below illustrates the major differences between version 1.0 and version 2: