MIX11

Advanced Features in Silverlight 5

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Looking to unlock more advanced capabilities in Silverlight? Silverlight 5 adds significant features including Multiple Windows, Unrestricted File Access, P/Invoke, Group Policy, 64-bit, and HTML support. This session will dive into the features, their APIs, and the scenarios these features can enable.

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    The Discussion

    • Shayan

      Is it true that microsoft shift Silverlight road map and Silverlight will focus on windows phone development?

    • xjpepitceo

      Where to watch this video?

    • LJRich

      They've already said that Silverlight is now for WP7, HTML5 is the multimedia web format of choice now.
      I wish they would hurry up and put the videos up, I want to see how this unfettered file access would allow Windows 8 to be a seamless hybrid cloud-desktop OS. With Windows 9 being pure cloud.

    • djclinton

      Awesome session.  Looking forward to Post Beta.

    • sgt

      Judging by the MIX video so far, I've seen MS people look uncomfortable about the Silverlight question -- i.e. is Silverlight still "the" or "a" cross platform solution. Please post a link if you can find a definitive statement on this.

    • Tropics

      Great session, i just wish the sample code will be provided soon Smiley

    • Jamey

      Why can't I see the video? I can hear it but the video area is gray.
      I'm running Windows 7 with IE9.

    • n0mad

      Is it true that Silverlight is the dev layer for Windows 8 (*.appx)?

    • jsiahaan

      Hi Nick!

      Is it possible to share the source code?

      Thanks

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