Tag: silverlight

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

Rumor Updates: Eventually. Maybe.

A quick update on two items on which I reported yesterday. CNET News.com's Martin LaMonica today quotes John Case, general manager of Microsoft's developer division as saying that Microsoft will add offline capabilities to Silverlight "eventually": "It's something that we will want to do," Case said in an interview on Monday. "Eventually, customers will expect … Continue reading Rumor Updates: Eventually. Maybe.

Silverlight 2: Size Matters

Microsoft's Scott Guthrie has posted details on the forthcoming beta release of Silverlight 2 which, it appears, is relatively imminent (very likely in conjunction with Microsoft's MIX conference March 5 - 7). Silverlight 1.0 focused largely on rich media -- primarily Web-based video --- and used JavaScript as its programming model. It was, to a … Continue reading Silverlight 2: Size Matters