Topic: silverlight

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenSilver

A open-source reimplementation of Silverlight has been released. OpenSilver is a modern, plugin-free, open-source version of Microsoft’s Silverlight solution that runs on current browsers via WebAssembly.  The team explained that while Microsoft Silverlight has enabled developers to build rich Internet apps using C#, XAML, and .NET, browsers have stopped supporting plugins. As a result, many … continue reading

C#/XAML for HTML5 beta 8 released

The free Visual Studio extension that allows developers to build HTML5 applications using C# or XAML has hit beta version 8 on its way to general availability. C#/XAML for HTML5 (CSHTML5) was developed by the software company Userware. Beta 8 includes more than 25 features requested by users, such as extensibility, styles and templates, and … continue reading

Mobilize.Net helps developers migrate Silverlight apps to Windows 10

Microsoft has provided developers with a manual way to migrate their Windows Phone 8.x apps to Windows 10, but Mobilize.Net wants to automate the process. In partnership with Microsoft, Mobilize.Net has released a Silverlight bridge that brings Silverlight apps to the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) on Windows 10. The bridge allows developers to parse and … continue reading

IBM Watson’s new cognitive services, Windows 10 rollout, and the Hacking Team’s hack attack—SD Times news digest: July 6, 2015

IBM is introducing new cognitive services for IBM Watson. The company announced IBM Watson Language Translation, IBM Speech to Text and IBM Text to Speech. “These cognitive speech and language services are open to anyone, enabling application developers and IBM’s growing ecosystem to develop and commercialize new cognitive computing solutions,” Jerome Pesenti, VP of Watson … continue reading

Atlassian Connect for Bitbucket, NLog 4.0, and Course Report’s annual coding bootcamp survey—SD Times news digest: June 10, 2015

Atlassian has announced the release of Connect for Bitbucket, a new solution that turns Bitbucket into a development platform. Bitbucket is the company’s source code-management and collaboration solution, and Connect for Bitbucket allows developers to build and embed add-ons right into the Bitbucket UI. Add-ons can be built in any programming language and can include … continue reading

CSHTML5: A cross-platform HTML5 extension for Visual Studio

As standardized HTML5 ascends to Web development dominance, developers all across the spectrum are looking for ways to leverage the markup language. Now, a free extension for Visual Studio gives C# and XAML developers a way to code HTML5 apps from the comfort of Microsoft’s IDE. CSHTML5 (also known as C#/XAML for HTML5), a free … continue reading

Silverlight: Does the new path lead to the end of the road?

Rumors abound about the demise of Microsoft’s media technology, but what do the portents about it really mean? … continue reading

Letters to the Editor: Oracle misses the Holy Grail

Bill Gates is invoked to explain what the ultimate goal of procedural code is; functional programming is overrated … continue reading

Silverlight continues to shine… for now

Version 5 of software ready to roll, but what lies beyond? … continue reading

From the Editors: The cloud changes some things

We’re still feeling out what the cloud has to offer; Silverlight and Flex/AIR are useful now, but HTML5 has a brighter future … continue reading

ComponentOne updates .NET charting, control suites

Studio Enterprise 2011 release expands solution for Microsoft Silverlight, WPF and Windows Forms … continue reading

New tools for the .NET trade

Silverlight 4 and Visual Studio 2010 come with rich native tool sets that advance productivity … continue reading

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