Silverlight 5 is finally out but it’s still in beta. Silverlight is a Microsoft platform for creating rich Internet applications on the web. Silverlight 5 takes over Silverlight 4 with 40+ improvements including dramatic video quality and performance improvements.
The top features of Silverlight 5 beta are:
- XAML Debugging with breakpoints for binding debugging
- Implicit data templates for easy UI reuse
- Double (and multi) click support
- GPU-accelerated XNA-compatible 3D and immediate-mode 2D API
- Low-latency sound effects and WAV support
- Real operating system windows and multi-display support
- Significant performance improvements, fixes and much more
Silverlight 5 can be downloaded from Microsoft Download Center [27.1MB].