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Internet Explorer 8: “There’s a Lot More to Come”

Internet Explorer 8: “There’s a Lot More to Come”

In a one-on-one interview earlier this month at MIX08 with Matt Lapsen, Microsoft's Director of Product Management for Internet Explorer, Lapsen emphasized that the features included in the beta 1 release of Internet Explorer 8 are only a subset of what we should expect in the final version of IE 8. Lapsen stated that IE8  … Continue reading Internet Explorer 8: “There’s a Lot More to Come”

Scott Guthrie on Silverlight and RIAs

Scott Guthrie on Silverlight and RIAs

At the MIX08 conference in Las Vegas I spoke with Microsoft corporate vice president Scott Guthrie about the launch of the beta of Silverlight 2 and what it means for Microsoft's foray into the arena of rich Internet applications. Guthrie talked about Silverlight's revenue model, Microsoft's commitment to cross-platform (and cross-device) development for Silverlight, and … Continue reading Scott Guthrie on Silverlight and RIAs

Silverlight on Nokia Smartphones

CNET's Martin LaMonica reports that later today Microsoft and Nokia will announce plans to bring Silverlight to Nokia's Symbian OS based Series 60 and Series 40 smartphones along with Nokia Internet tablets. The piece also cites John Case, general manager of Microsoft's developer division, as stating that a version of Silverlight for Windows Mobile will … Continue reading Silverlight on Nokia Smartphones