Silverlight 1.0: Following a Flash Playbook?
Microsoft is quietly preparing to ship the first ‘release candidate,’ or RC, of the initial version of its Silverlight cross-platform media player technology, perhaps as early as the end of July.
However, getting it into users’ hands and onto their computers is just the first step Ã¢â‚¬â€œ third-party developers will need to write compelling applications to make Silverlight ultimately successful. And a full-scale developers’ release is still a ways off.
The announcement of the upcoming RC testing phase Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the last test step before commercial release — came via a blog post by Tim Sneath, a Microsoft client platform technical evangelist.
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