Silverlight 3 released with major Improvements

Silverlight logoSilverlight by Microsoft, helps you create rich web applications that run on Mac OS, Windows, and Linux.

Silverlight 3 introduces major media enhancements, out of browser support allowing Web applications to work on the desktop; significant graphics improvements including perspective 3D graphics support, GPU acceleration and H.264 video support; and many features to improve RIA development productivity.

To fully integrate all the .NET developer tools, Visual Studio 2008, Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Web Developer Express support a fully editable and interactive designer for Silverlight.

New features in Silverlight 3 include:

  • Support for Higher Quality Video & Audio
  • Empowering Richer Experiences
  • Improving Rich Internet Application Productivity
  • Enhanced Data Support
  • Improved performance
  • Out of Browser Capabilities

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