Windows Phone Mango release and we want your feedback!

The Windows Phone Mango updates are going out to handsets, and the RTM version of the Mango SDK is now available. In addition, the Marketplace is now available on the web. Check it out here. You can get the Windows Phone 7.1 SDK from the download center. In addition, the docs and samples have been updated…

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pInvoke in Silverlight5 and .NET Framework

One of the new features in Silverlight 5 RC is the ability to call native code including Win32 APIs through platform invocation, or pInvoke. The technology itself is pretty well-known and it’s been in .NET since version 1.0. Here is one of the tutorials for .NET that explains what pInvoke is about. So instead of…


Silverlight 5 RC support for application-restricted media

Application restricted media (ARM) is new feature in Silverlight 5 RC that enables content providers to ensure their content under digital rights management (DRM) is consumed only by Silverlight applications they authorize. This enables experience protection of DRM’d content, which is particularly useful for media that contains revenue-generating ad content. To enable ARM for an…

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Silverlight 5 RC has released!

The SL5 RC has released and you can now download the tools here. This is an exciting release and brings many new features to Silverlight. Following are just a few of the new features. You can check out more details in the What’s New for Silverlight 5 topic on MSDN. PivotViewer control, which adds support…

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