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  • When to use Silverlight?

    When to use  ASP.NET?

    When to use Silverlight, ASP.NET both?

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 9:48 AM

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  • Hi,

    depends on what you want to do. 

    First, it seems, that Microsoft will not continue to develop Silverlight, since HTML5 and JavaScript are the first class citizens. Microsoft will continue supporting Silverlight 5, but I cannot find anything about next development stages and new versions (e.g. Silverlight 6). Please see here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/webapps/archive/2014/01/17/silverlight-support-roadmap.aspx

    So, developing for Silverlight is not the best idea, in my opinion. I'll miss Silverlight, because it is very cool to use XAML in the web, but considering the point above, I like to say goodbye to Silverlight. Please correct me, Microsoft, if I am wrong! I will be happy about this! :) Read this article of Mary Jo Foley about Silverlight: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/will-there-be-a-silverlight-6-and-does-it-matter/11180

    So, I suggest to use ASP.NET. It it very easy to use with the newest versions and it gives you a lot of features for rich user experiences. Use it, if you want to create applications that are web based and accessible from a wide range of devices without any installations needed for clients.

    If you have any specific question, please do not hesitate to contact me!

    Hope, that helps...


    ---------------------------------- Robin Sedlaczek @ Microsoft Forums

    • Marked as answer by iooejroej1 Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:12 AM
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:02 AM
  • Hi,

    This depends on different scenarios.
    Here has a article introduced this,please have a see:

    http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/87421/Basic-Questions-on-Silverlight-Technology#_Toc263879452

    Best Regards,


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    • Marked as answer by iooejroej1 Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:12 AM
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 2:50 AM

All replies

  • Hi,

    depends on what you want to do. 

    First, it seems, that Microsoft will not continue to develop Silverlight, since HTML5 and JavaScript are the first class citizens. Microsoft will continue supporting Silverlight 5, but I cannot find anything about next development stages and new versions (e.g. Silverlight 6). Please see here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/webapps/archive/2014/01/17/silverlight-support-roadmap.aspx

    So, developing for Silverlight is not the best idea, in my opinion. I'll miss Silverlight, because it is very cool to use XAML in the web, but considering the point above, I like to say goodbye to Silverlight. Please correct me, Microsoft, if I am wrong! I will be happy about this! :) Read this article of Mary Jo Foley about Silverlight: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/will-there-be-a-silverlight-6-and-does-it-matter/11180

    So, I suggest to use ASP.NET. It it very easy to use with the newest versions and it gives you a lot of features for rich user experiences. Use it, if you want to create applications that are web based and accessible from a wide range of devices without any installations needed for clients.

    If you have any specific question, please do not hesitate to contact me!

    Hope, that helps...


    ---------------------------------- Robin Sedlaczek @ Microsoft Forums

    • Marked as answer by iooejroej1 Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:12 AM
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 10:02 AM
  • Hi,

    This depends on different scenarios.
    Here has a article introduced this,please have a see:

    http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/87421/Basic-Questions-on-Silverlight-Technology#_Toc263879452

    Best Regards,


    We are trying to better understand customer views on social support experience, so your participation in this interview project would be greatly appreciated if you have time. Thanks for helping make community forums a great place.
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    • Marked as answer by iooejroej1 Tuesday, August 12, 2014 1:12 AM
    Wednesday, August 6, 2014 2:50 AM