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Silverlight 1.0 released


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1101doc

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Ok, so with much fanfare, Microsoft releases Silverlight- a flash alternative. From what I can see it's all about building flash, etc. Should ordinary computer users care? Would it be a good thing to have? Why?
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A worthy download.

Probably the most immediate use will be for displaying videos (think YouTube). Some major sites are already using it. You'll probably start to see it used in web design in time.

We're going to add some video tutorials here, and I'm torn whether to use Flash or Silverlight. Flash is installed in almost every browser, while Silverlight would require a download for most people. However, the results are superior with Silverlight in my opinion.
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Fantastic! HD looked really great and I don't even have HD. LOL.

Ron
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whoa....the halo trailer was nuts! hehe

i think silverlight could be an advantage...especially since MS could (probably will) start pushing it out with windows updates instead of having to go to adobe to update your flash
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