Friday, September 02, 2011

Tasks in Silverlight…

Yep, the RC for Silverlight 5 now supports Tasks. You can do your own parallel processing in Silverlight 5 now.

Oh, and here are some of the other features:

  • P/Invoke (Native function calls)
  • 64 Bit
  • Vector Printing
  • Remote Control and Media Command Support (I have no idea what this is.. time to do some reading)
  • DataContextChanged Event
  • In-Browser Trusted Applications
  • PivotViewer Control
  • Power Awareness

All in all, some cool features seem to be coming..

More reading is here


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