Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Microsoft

+ - Microsoft Killing Silverlight-> 1

Submitted by SharkLaser
SharkLaser (2495316) writes "Silverlight 5 might be last version released by Microsoft. Several industry insiders and partners for the last few weeks have heard from their own Microsoft sources that there won't be new versions released after Silverlight 5. Status on service packs and support for Silverlight is unclear, as Microsoft haven't yet released lifecycle support end date even for the previous Silverlight 4. By their support page they will give full year head-up before ending support. With Adobe ending development of Flash for mobile browsers and Microsoft ending development of Silverlight, HTML5 video looks a lot more promising. But will content providers be able to give out their material without DRM and how does HTML5 perform with non-video side of Flash and Silverlight?"
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Microsoft Killing Silverlight

Comments Filter:
  • Combined with Adobe dropping Flash for mobile and TV devices, we have the beginning of the end. Proprietary (and expensive) web media creation tools are giving way to standards-based, open source (and expensive) web media creation tools.

You know you've landed gear-up when it takes full power to taxi.

Working...