Microsoft has launched its rival to Adobe Flash for Symbian OS, which now gives users and developers and advantage to create more interactive applications for Symbian OS.
According to the Silverlight website: Silverlight includes a runtime that is optimized to display content on memory-constrained devices. Silverlight support for Nokia S60 5th Edition devices includes:
- The ability to view Silverlight applications in the mobile browser.
- Tools to build Silverlight applications that target devices.
You can create Silverlight-based applications for devices by using Expression Blend 2 (free trial version), Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1, or Visual Studio 2008 SP1 with Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1. Application deployment on IIS is supported in this release.
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