Silverlight and Expression Blend, New and Improved!


Microsoft® Silverlight™ Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (RC1)

This package is an add-on for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 to provide tooling for Microsoft Silverlight 2. It can be installed on top of either Visual Studio 2008 SP1 or Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1, and it provides a Silverlight project system for developing Silverlight applications using C# or Visual Basic.  This download will install the following:

  • Silverlight 2 developer runtime
  • Silverlight 2 software development kit
  • KB956453 for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
    and/or
    KB956485 for Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1
  • Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
    and/or
    Silverlight Tools for Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1

Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 includes:

  • Visual Basic and C# Project templates
  • Intellisense and code generators for XAML
  • XAML design preview
  • Debugging of Silverlight applications
  • Remote debugging of Silverlight applications for Mac
  • Web reference support
  • WCF Templates
  • Team Build and command line build support
  • Integration with Expression Blend

More details and download instructions here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=c22d6a7b-546f-4407-8ef6-d60c8ee221ed&displaylang=en

 

Microsoft Expression Blend™ 2 Service Pack 1

Expression Blend 2 is your tool for harnessing the power of XAML, .NET framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and Silverlight 2 to deliver compelling user experiences for connected desktops and the web. Seamless collaboration with developers allows ideas to be realized quickly while you retain full creative control over the design.  More details and download instructions here:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=EB9B5C48-BA2B-4C39-A1C3-135C60BBBE66&displaylang=en

 


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