Microsoft’s new “Flash/Flex killer” Silverlight seems to have made quite an impression on some. Many of us are still taking the idea of Microsoft shoving Adobe of its RIA throne with a pinch of salt but the folks at TechCrunch seem to believe that Silverlight is, in fact, “the future”. You can read their reasons why right here. The demos are impressive, the client is quite light (4Mb in Windows) and Microsoft has the development clout to get this widely adopted — it’ll be interesting to see what happens.
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