Microsoft has released Release Candidate 0 of Silverlight 2
today. This release is intended for developers to allow them to test there application
and bring it up to speed with changes for the release. Tim Heuer has an excellent
post explaining the details. If you’re developing for Silverlight 2 go read.
It’s exciting times in Silverlight Land!
Earlier this spring the Microsoft Patterns & Practices group released the Composite
Application Guidance for WPF, or Prism. Initially released for WPF, the team has been
continuing their work, expanding the scope to include WPF and Silverlight.
The direction they are taking includes the ability to build applications that can
provide both both Silverlight and WPF experiences through sharing and re-using code
and components between the two environments. I’ve honestly learned a lot digging into
Prism 1, and look forward into digging deeper into the new bits in the week ahead.
Hill has a great post that includes more details here.
Congrats to the Prism 2.0 team on getting this turned around so quickly!
After doing that “Seinfeld thing” Microsoft has released a series of ads standing
up for PC. I wonder if I should send in an “I own a Mac, but it runs Vista” clip?
The full set is available here