I saw this announcement and wanted to get it out to you…it caught my interest due to the limitless possibilities!
Cheers,Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS, I.S.P., MVP
The first beta version of Silverlight 1.0 and a roadmap for the product and other related technologies is now available. Microsoft also has an alpha version of Silverlight 1.1, a NET Framework version of Silverlight plus Expression Studio for Web and creative designers.
From their news release…Today, Microsoft’s relationship with both developers and designers took another step forward. At MIX 2007 — Microsoft’s conference for Web designers, developers and decision-makers who make their living at the forefront of the Web — the company announced the official release of Microsoft Expression Studio and offered new details about Microsoft Silverlight and what it offers developers and designers as part of the proven and widely used .NET platform. Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of .NET for delivering the next generation of media experiences and Rich Interactive Applications (RIAs) for the Web.
I watched an online demo of Silverlight the other day and the "Wow, really starts now". I couldn't believe how easy it is to edit video via the interface and with .NET behind the scenes I can't wait to see what can be done with programming extensions.
It looks to be perfect--I agree!