Announcing Portable Library Tools CTP [Justin Van Patten]

Today we’re announcing the CTP release of a new add-in for Visual Studio 2010 that makes it easy to create C# and Visual Basic libraries that run on a variety of .NET platforms without recompilation. Download the Portable Library Tools CTP today (install VS 2010 SP1 Beta first). Creating Portable Libraries The Portable Library Tools…

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Non-Generic Collections to be Removed from Silverlight [Inbar Gazit]

Those of you who are already using Silverlight 1.1 Alpha may have seen that the familiar non-generic collections were all marked as obsolete. This includes almost everything under the System.Collections namespace. You shouldn’t be too surprised. We’ve been telling you for a while that you should not be using these anymore and to instead use…

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Linq Support in Silverlight 1.1 Alpha [Kim Hamilton]

Linq is one of the many .NET features we’re pleased to include in the Silverlight 1.1 Alpha release. Linq in Silverlight supports key Linq-to-Object scenarios available in the desktop version, such as queries built on IEnumerable and the ability to implement a custom Linq provider. The Details: A very large subset of the System.Linq and…

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Introducing Microsoft Silverlight 1.1 Alpha [Justin Van Patten]

Today at MIX07 we announced the availability of Microsoft Silverlight 1.1 Alpha, a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET-based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web.  Silverlight is supported on Firefox and Safari on Mac OS X and on Firefox and Internet Explorer on Windows. Silverlight 1.1 Alpha includes all the…

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