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Microsoft's deal with US media giant NBC Universal to stream this summer's Olympic Games online using Silverlight represents a major demonstration of the potential of Microsoft's emerging browser-based runtime and streaming service. In keeping with the news, and following on from my earlier introduction to Silverlight, I …


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  1. Anonymous Coward

    If the picture is blurry

    it won't matter thanks to the pollution level. M$ is safe!!! pfeww

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    All very interesting but...

    Use Expression Blend ('preview' version) on a 'trial basis' or a beta of VS2008 (If VS2005 works as well, why not use it?) for a real production site?. In particular since pretty much everybody dropping by my newly created stie

    I got burnt using early version 1.0 of Visual Interdev years ago, so if I was building a real site .. i.e. getting paid to produce stuff rather than playing with new tech, I would just use Flex rather than Silverlight.

    I really would like to see a side-by side example showing some reason to use Silverlight rather than more mature tech...

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