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Silverlight has been released for over a year now. This March it will be powering the NCAA March Madness! All of the games will be available online in streaming video.

http://mmod.ncaa.com/

For those of you who don't know what Silverlight is, it is a technology similar to Flash and Java that allows running software applications in your internet browser. The ability to do amazing things that can't be done with HTML. Silverlight is the future of web application development.

It is estimated that about 25-30% of all Internet users now has Silverlight installed on their computers. This is largely thanks to the 2008 Olympics which used Silverlight for streaming video of all the events online. This percentage still has a long ways to go to reach critical mass, but it is growing quickly. March Madness will draw millions of users and help drive the install base of Silverlight. Silverlight is now also bundled in to Windows Live and a suggested windows update to all windows users. Silverlight also powers Netflix online streaming, Blockbuster online streaming, HSN.com, CBS College Sports, and many other common sites. You can also bet it will be bundled in to the install of IE8 and Windows 7 coming up later this year. 2009 will be a huge year for Silverlight, including the release of Silverlight 3.0.

VinSolutions has been enhancing and updating our software to use Silverlight over the last year. Silverlight has helped us provide much more powerful solutions to our customers that would not be possible normally. Including new desking and ad hoc reporting systems. We are proud to be on the bleeding edge and leveraging the latest and greatest technologies to provide industry leading solutions. Posted on Sunday, March 1, 2009 8:58 PM | Back to top


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http://mmod.ncaa.com it is very good.thanks
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it is a perfect style
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This is great development so far. It will be as useful as ever. - Morgan Exteriors
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