Microsoft Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight is cross-platform, cross-browser client framework that allows Silverlight developers and designers to create RIA (Rich Internet Application) in web development. Silverlight is persuasive development platform for Rich Media application and business applications for Website, Desktop and Mobile Device. Silverlight is a free plug-in powered by Microsoft Framework that companionable across all the browsers, devices and operating systems to create new level of interactivity and user experience.

Silverlight provides a retained mode graphics system similar to Windows Presentation Foundation, and integrates multimedia, graphics, animations andinteractivity into a single runtime environment. Silverlight come with rich class and user interface library for rapid web application development with support of powerful programming language like Visual basic, Asp .Net, C#, Ruby and Python. In Silverlight applications, user interfaces are declared in Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) and programmed using a subset of the .NET Framework. XAML can be used for marking up the vector graphics and animations.

Benefit Using Silverlight Development

  • Design to deliver next generation Rich Internet Application using Asp .Net
  • Silverlight Application running smoothly on all Operating System including mobile devices
  • Deliver engaging user experience almost all browsers
  • Easily Integrate and migrate with existing Asp.Net web Application
  • Speedy deliver of high quality audio, video, animation and graphics
  • Silverlight supports LINQ and LINQ-to-XML that easily accessible via RSS, JSON, REST and POX
  • Speedy deliver of high quality audio, video, animation and graphics
  • Wide range of supported third party codec
  • Consistent and interactive user experience wherever it run
  • Run client side application without refreshing whole page

Learn more about Silverlight from Wikipedia or Silverlight Official website