Silverlight 4 Released

..and the much awaited announcement is finally here! Silverlight 4 was announced by Scott Guthrie at DevConnections!

Here are some important links:

Creating Silverlight 4 applications

Here are some tools you will need to create Silverlight 4 applications:

Visual Studio 2010 or Visual Web Developer 2010 Express

Silverlight Tools RC2 for Visual Studio 2010

Expression Blend 4 RC

Silverlight 4 Toolkit (April 2010)

Note: If you have installed Silverlight 4 Beta/RC on your machine, then you have to uninstall the “Update for Visual Studio 2010 (KB976272)” from Add/Remove Programs before installing Silverlight Tools RC2.

What’s New in Silverlight 4

Here are some links that will get you started with Silverlight 4

What’s new in Silverlight 4 RC

60 minute keynote about Silverlight 4 by Scott Guthrie(@scottgu)

Silverlight – Get Started

Ensuring That Your Silverlight Applications Work with Silverlight 4

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2 Responses to "Silverlight 4 Released"
  1. Anonymous said...
    April 16, 2010 at 2:54 PM

    Open your eyes. Silverlight is dead.

  2. Anonymous said...
    April 19, 2010 at 4:28 PM


    ROFL @ first post... You're so funny... Silverlight is backed by one of the biggest software companies in the world. Flash was a _need_ to make adobe stuff work, and it does so well, to a point. MS is making SL and WPF an integral part of the PC OS/Computing paradigm. Assisted by great projects like Moonlight and mono, the XAML/.Net Combo is only gaining steam. I think you may need take a look in the mirror and note the plank before pointing out the speck.


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