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Microsoft pulls the plug on its Silverlight.Net site, Silverlight’s Future Uncertain

With HTML5 and other web technologies becoming the standard for video, is the time for Silverlight’s streaming capabilities and tools coming to a pass? Microsoft has…

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Microsoft pulls the plug on its Silverlight.Net site, Silverlight’s Future Uncertain

With HTML5 and other web technologies becoming the standard for video, is the time for Silverlight’s streaming capabilities and tools coming to a pass? Microsoft has…

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7 things that Microsoft needs to do to encourage Metro development on Windows 8

As we all know, with the introduction of Windows 8, Microsoft has created a new Metro user interface. The Metro interface (by itself) is not without…

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Microsoft release Silverlight 5

Microsoft have released what could be the last major release of Silverlight – Silverlight 5. Version 5 supports all the same platforms that the…

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With Windows 8, is Silverlight just fading away?

There is an interesting spectrum when it comes to technology. On one end you have the purposely cautious, slow upgrading, IT types. They are the ones that are…

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Using Metro For Entertainment And Casual Uses

So I recently talked about my own experience with Windows 8 on the business side of things. Based on the lack of apps and overall…

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The road to Windows 8 Part 4 – What this means for Windows 8 developers

Welcome to part 4 of my series, The road to Windows 8. In the first part I talked about the BUILD conference. In the second part,…

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Windows 8: Building applications for Metro UI

Microsoft released Windows 8 Developer Preview with the sole intention of introducing developers with the tools and techniques needed to develop applications for Metro UI. So…

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Is Silverlight dead in Windows 8?

There has been a lot of silence from Microsoft regarding the fate of Silverlight. They haven’t said that it will die and they haven’t said that it will…

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Funny Video – The Downfall of Silverlight

I just found this hilarious video that exploits developers unease about the future of Silverlight in light of the release of Windows 8 – Funny…