Microsoft Silverlight 3.0 Goes Live

"Microsoft has released the next edition of its Rich Internet Application (RIA) Silverlight for both Windows and Mac OS X systems."

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Microsoft Silverlight 3.0 Goes Live
 
Microsoft Silverlight 3 brings over 50 new featuresMicrosoft has released the next edition of its Rich Internet Application (RIA) Silverlight for both Windows and Mac OS X systems. Version 3 of Silverlight reportedly brings more than 50 new features, all of which, Microsoft claims, will put the application in a leadership position in the market.
 
The Web application framework that is Microsoft Silverlight 3 is compatible with all the latest generation browsers including Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (naturally!) and Mozilla Firefox 3.5. Once integrated with the browser, it makes life easy for Web programmers by providing a direct path for embedding animation, vector graphics, audio and video content into Web pages.
 
Among the new features added to version 3 are included enhanced video performance and improved quality support for Visual Studio and Expression Blend. Microsoft has also boosted ease of access for Silverlight applications from the browser. GPU hardware acceleration support has also been added to the new version.
 
With a Silverlight 3 software development kit (SDK) available for download, Microsoft has taken a step towards making the application open to new developments from independent programmers. All of these innovations put Silverlight in direct contention for the preferred RIA spot alongside Adobe’s Flash technology, which has so far been the undisputed leader in its market.
 
With Adobe claiming Flash installations on nearly 95% of all PCs, Microsoft still has a long way to go before it can be considered serious competition, though it has surely made a strong start.
 
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07-07-2009, 12:08:47

rapidman17

But the likely-hood of us being is wrong is rare. :p



Hahaaa.......scientific evidence to prove that claim?

07-07-2009, 13:16:59

theelusiveyoda

Because we're always right. ;)

And even if we're wrong, we're still right! But the likely-hood of us being is wrong is rare. :p



does that mean your right about this because your a woman?

07-07-2009, 13:31:55

zak4994
Let's just say both sexes have their faults and leverages.
Be happy with what you have. ;)

07-07-2009, 15:13:17

nathan
Run for the hills!!!!

07-07-2009, 15:44:56

daniSAUR

does that mean your right about this because your a woman?



Of course! :p

Nah I'm only messing about guys. As Zak says we all have our faults, regardless on gender. :D

07-07-2009, 15:53:33

nathan

Of course! :p

Nah I'm only messing about guys. As Zak says we all have our faults, regardless on gender. :D



indeedly doo!

08-07-2009, 03:50:35

PanzeR_1987
why do all my posts have to spark an argument lol! :p:p

09-09-2009, 09:55:53

deepfried
As a victim of "nice guy syndrome" I rarely have problems with women, what with the fact that according to women I'm SO nice, charming and funny it's impossible to consider a relationship with me.

After hours pondering the issue I can only assume it's all code for "you're a nice enough fella but you have the facial features of a melted wellington boot."

09-09-2009, 10:08:47

Rastalovich
Women should come with a red icon on their foreheads with an X on it.

14-09-2009, 17:14:10

AaronCooper
Been there mate, i've kept myself away for a while now, although no doubt i will end up with a woman who think's she can rule my life now.
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