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Silverlight 1.0 - Development with JavaScript

Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of the .NET Framework for building and delivering the next generation of media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web and devices. This section provides information for developing with Silverlight version 1.0, which uses the XAML markup language and JavaScript to create applications.

Note   Silverlight version 1.1 (currently available as an Alpha version) lets you use languages besides JavaScript, including .NET Framework languages such as C# and Visual Basic. For more information about the difference between Silverlight 1.0 and 1.1, see Silverlight Overview ( For more information about Silverlight 1.1, see the Silverlight 1.1 Alpha - Development with the .NET Framework section of this documentation.

In This Section

  • Introduction to Silverlight 1.0 introduces key scenarios and features for Silverlight 1.0, and provides a list of resources.
  • Silverlight 1.0 Architecture provides a high-level overview of the key components in Silverlight 1.0.
  • Changes Between Silverlight 1.0 Beta and RTW provides a list of new features, changes, and enhancements that have been made to Silverlight version 1.0 since the Beta (May 2007) release.
  • Overviews and How-to Topics provide information about working with the object model, using XAML, and adding multimedia, animation, and graphics.
  • Reference provides information about the objects, methods, properties, events, and enumerations you can use.
  • QuickStarts show you how to quickly get started creating Silverlight 1.0 applications.
  • Samples page provides access to Silverlight 1.0 sample applications.

See Also

Other Resources

Windows Presentation Foundation SDK