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Scott Dorman Microsoft MVP, Software Architect, Developer, Author

More announcements from Mix came from Scott Guthrie, who announced the release of Silverlight 2 Beta 1. (In case you don't know, Silverlight 2 was previously called Silverlight 1.1)

This release provides a lot of new features and controls, including layout containers such as a Grid and StackPanel, control skinning and templating. There are improvements in both networking and general performance as well.

Better integration with Visual Studio 2008 is also provided as well as a new release of Expression Blend.

One of the early adopters of the Silverlight 2 Beta 1 release is the Dr. Popper game from Blue Rose Games. Dr. Popper is a puzzle game similar to Bubblet or Jawbreaker. Connect pieces of the same color, the more the better.

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Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2008 8:42 PM General | Back to top

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