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Filed under 'silverlight'

August 9, 2007

Silverlight spotted in the wild

Silverlight spotted in the wild

This is the first time I've seen Microsoft's Flash-killer Silverlight plugin used on a genuine, non-Microsoft-demo website. MLB are using it to play video.

(Incidentally, how much do I regret deciding to favour getting sleep over finishing watching the game last night? Stupid west-coast games)

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June 21, 2007

Implementing Silverlight in 21 Days - Miguel de Icaza

Wow! The Mono team produced an open-source implementation of MS’s Flash-killer(TM) in 21 days.

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May 2, 2007

Silly season [dive into mark]

Beautiful summation of the current Adobe Apollo/Microsoft Silverlight hype-off from Mark Pilgrim. “That poster may as well be titled “Fucked 6 Ways From Sunday,” because that’s what you’ll be if you buy into any of this.”

About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.