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Microsoft has released version 5 of its Silverlight browser plugin and runtime environment. Among other new features, the 7-12MB download gives Silverlight developers a 3D API based on Direct3D, PostScript printing, hardware-accelerated H.264 video, and ...
Ars Technica · ByPeter Bright · 12/12/2011
Silverlight 5, the most recent -- and possibly last -- version of Microsoft's cross-platform browser plug-in, is poised to be released to manufacturing (RTM) before the end of November. Several of my customer and partner contacts have told me they have ...
ZDNet · ByMary Jo Foley · 11/8/2011
Netflix on Monday said it would abandon Microsoft's Silverlight media player plug-in for Windows and OS X in-browser video streaming, and replace it with a trio of HTML5 extensions. The move will be a blow to Silverlight, the technology Microsoft once ...
Computer World · ByGregg Keizer · 4/16/2013
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Though it has been hard, we have been trying to avoid reporting on rumors about the death of Silverlight for quite some time. As in all things, rumors tend to be exaggerated or out-right false. A good example of this is the idea that Web Forms has entered ...
InfoQ · 9/15/2011
Update: Listen to our podcast interview with Silverlight product manager Brian Goldfarb at TalkCrunch. Today at Mix07 Microsoft made a number of major announcements, mostly around the recently-released Silverlight (formerly known as Windows …
TechCrunch · 4/30/2007
Netflix depends on Silverlight; Silverlight doesn’t play well with Linux. But Linux users have an easy-to-use workaround. Lots of progress has been made when it comes to watching Netflix on Linux, but now it’s even easier than ever thanks to something ...
Make Use Of · 2/17/2014
It's not commonly known, perhaps, that Microsoft is involved in over 400 standards engagements with over 150 standards-setting organizations worldwide. One of the standards we've been involved in for years is HTML and we remain committed to it and to …
blogs.msdn.com · 9/1/2010
With the release of Windows 8.1 Preview, Netflix now supports streaming over HTML5 instead of Microsoft’s proprietary Silverlight plug-in. The caveat is that only Internet Explorer 11, which is bundled with Windows 8.1, supports the necessary HTML5 ...
Extreme Tech · BySebastian Anthony · 6/28/2013
Silverlight was Microsoft's answer to Adobe Flash, an application framework with which to build rich internet applications. It was launched in April 2007 to much fanfare, albeit mainly from Microsoft. Version 5 brought GPU accelerated video decoding and 64 ...
CMSWire · 1/16/2012
Patching folks, when's the last time you were able to breathe a sigh of relief after a Patch Tuesday release? More and more problems are mounting over this month's releases. I'm keeping a tally in this article: Tracking December's Updates: Update …
Windows IT Pro · 12/11/2014