Silverlight is Dead!?

Seems that Microsoft has changed direction with regard to Silverlight. See this statement: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/microsoft-our-strategy-with-silverlight-has-shifted/7834. It’s being adjusted to fit the Windows 7 phone. What does it mean? I would venture a guess that since Windows 7 is dead last and Silverlight is being marketed at the sweetspot for Windows 7, the writing is clearly on the wall. HTML5 is where it’s going to be. That’s the race to run. That’s the race to win.

Debugging Silverlight 4 Out of Browser Applications – Excerpt from Chapter 8

When you install a Silverlight application Out-Of-Browser, debugging will not work. You can manually configure debugging by right-clicking on the Silverlight project and selecting properties. Make the following changes as shown in figure 21-0. Then, right-click the project again and set it as the startup project. From that point, the debugger will work as normal. Figure 21-0, Enabling debugging in Silverlight 4 OOB project. Summary Silverlight 4 is certain to leave a huge crater on the playing field, to the point where the enterprise will sit up and take notice. Microsoft is more committed to the Silverlight product especially as … Continue reading Debugging Silverlight 4 Out of Browser Applications – Excerpt from Chapter 8