I was keenly waiting to make this post.. after the official release of Silverlight 5!!
I am so much happy to post this..
We will be definitely exploring, the features of SL5 more, just stay tuned.
Below is the reference Silverlight blog from which got to know about SL5 release.
Silverlight 5 Released
Summary of the features(from the Silverlight 5 download package)
- Low Latency Audio Playback
- Variable Speed Playback
- H/W Decode of H.264 media
- DRM Key Rotation/LiveTV Playback
- Application-Restricted Media
Improved Text support
- Text Tracking & Leading
- Linked Text Containers
- OpenType and Pixel Snapped Text
- Postscript vector printing
- Performance improvements for Block Layout Engine.
Building next-generation business applications
- Listbox/ComboBox type-ahead text searching
- Ancestor RelativeSource Binding
- Implicit DataTemplates
- DataContextChanged event
- Added PropertyChanged to the UpdateSourceTrigger enum
- Save File and Open File Dialog
- Databinding Debugging
- Custom Markup Extensions
- Binding on Style Setters
Silverlight 5 performance improvements
- Parser Performance Improvements
- Network Latency Improvements
- H/W accelerated rendering in IE9 windowless mode
- Multicore JIT
- 64-bit browser support
- Improved Graphics stack
"Trusted Application" model
- Multiple window support
- Full-Trust in-browser
- In-browser HTML support
- Unrestricted File System Access
- P/Invoke support
- Visual Studio Team Test support