On October 14, 2008, Microsoft released Silverlight 2.0, the cross-platform browser plug-in for both Macintosh and PC platforms.
Silverlight includes several Rich Internet Application (RIA) features, including:
- WPF UI Framework
- Rich Controls
- Rich Networking Support
- Rich Base Class Library
The controls include TextBox, CheckBox, RadioButton, ComboBox, StackPanel, Grid, Panel, Slider, ScrollViewer, Calendar, DatePicker, DataGrid, ListBox, and others.
Downloads are available at:
- Microsoft Silverlight 2 SDK
- Expression Blend 2 SP1
- Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
- Silverlight 2 Developer Runtime (Windows)
- Silverlight 2 Developer Runtime (Mac)