Silverlight 5 Available for Download Today

Today, we’re happy to announce the release of Silverlight 5. Silverlight is part of a rich offering of technologies from Microsoft helping developers deliver applications for the web, desktop and mobile devices. Download Silverlight 5, a free plug-in less than 7 MB in size that can be installed in less than 10 seconds. New features…

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Silverlight Show: 10 Laps around Silverlight 5 (Part 8 of 10)

In this article, a discussion about productivity and performance enhancements in Silverlight 5 including: XAML Binding Debugging, Parser Performance Improvements and Multi-core JIT for improved start-up time. Please review the Roadmap for the series before going any further. The Roadmap for this Series Included, the Roadmap for the series below as you may want to…

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Silverlight Show: 10 Laps around Silverlight 5 (Part 7 of 10)

In this article, a discussion of a few more operating system integration features in Silverlight 5 including: Default Filename for SaveFileDialog, 64-bit browser support and Power Awareness for Media Applications. Please review the Roadmap for the series before going any further. The Roadmap for this Series Included, the Roadmap for the series below as you…

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Silverlight Show: 10 Laps around Silverlight 5 (Part 2 of 10)

In this article, you see how to use Ancestor Relative Source Binding and Implicit Data Templates using Silverlight 5. Please review the Roadmap for the series before going any further. The Roadmap for this Series I’ve included the Roadmap for the series below as you may want to visit other sections as you learn Silverlight…

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Recording of webinar ‘Querying & Updating Data From Silverlight Clients with WCF RIA Services’ by Brian Noyes

Silverlight Webinar: In this episode of Silverlight Show, Microsoft Regional Director Brian Noyes presents ‘Querying & Updating Data from Silverlight Clients with WCF RIA Services’. In this recorded webinar Brian discusses the following topics: WCF RIA Services Overview Defining a Domain Service Querying the Domain Service with a DomainDataSource Querying the Domain Service from Code…

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Silverlight TV 51: Debugging and Deploying WCF RIA Services

Silverlight TV 51: In this week’s episode of SLTV, John sits down with Saurabh Pant of the WCF RIA Services team and responds to some of the most common issues customers encounter when deploying WCF RIA Services. Saurabh runs through various scenarios and provides great guidance on how to identify and solve these issues. Here…

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Silverlight TV 55: 1000 Silverlight Cream Posts and Counting!

Silverlight TV 55: In this week’s episode of SLTV, John welcomes Dave Campbell. Dave, a Silverlight MVP and creator of Silverlight Cream, recently published his 1000th Silverlight Cream post, calling out the best and most interesting Silverlight content on the web. Dave was in town for the Silverlight Firestarter where we surprised him with a…

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Silverlight Top 10 of 2010, A Year in Review

For the Silverlight team, 2010 was a year when lots of hard work came to fruition. We launched Silverlight v4, announced 5, went mobile, went social and delivered transformative media experiences around the world. Here’s our list of Top 10 Silverlight happenings from 2010. If we’ve missed anything, please leave us a note in the…

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Silverlight TV 54: New Silverlight Training Series

In this week’s episode of Silverlight TV, John Papa sits down with Dan Wahlin, of Wahlin Consulting and Silverlight consultant Corey Schuman, to discuss an eleven lab series Corey and Dan put together for the Silverlight Firestarter. The series is designed for developers interested in Silverlight applications and provides a solid framework for building business…

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