What is Silverlight?.
Microsoft Silverlight is an application framework for writing and running rich Internet applications, with features and purposes similar to those of Adobe Flash. Silverlight is a powerful development tool for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications. Silverlight is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET framework and compatible with multiple browsers, devices and operating systems, bringing a new level of interactivity wherever the Web works.
|Maintained by||License Type||Popular Examples||Support||Updates||Developer Skills|
|Microsoft||proprietary||Ultra Mashup Studio||microsoft.com/silverlight/||Supported for at least one year beyond the next major version release||Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Framework|
|Often Compared to||Testing||Accessibility||Maintained by||Repository|
|asp.net core ,HTML 5||WebAii||–||Microsoft corporation.||microsoft.com/silverlight/|
- Helps you to access .NET type internet files
- Streams different online videos as well as flash contents
- It is also used to make Vector Graphics and animations
- Interaction with file system is restricted.
- Silverlight does not support the integration of webcam streams.
- It is not designed for very large applications