Version 2 of the Silverlight developer runtime along with the Silverlight Tools is now available. This release candidate will give developers the chance to convert their sites from Beta 2 –> Release before the final release of the runtime is out. Also, included below is a link to a patch that will upgrade Blend.
Visual Studio 2008 Tools RC0: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=129043
Expression Blend SP1 RC0: http://www.microsoft.com/expression/try-it/default.aspx?filter=prerelease
Windows Silverlight 2 Dev Runtime RC0: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=129011
For more details please read my blog here: http://silverlight.net/blogs/msnow/archive/2008/09/25/silverlight-version-2-rc0-release.aspx
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