IE8beta1 and Silverlight 2.0 beta 1 available

Reporting live from the Mix08 conference in Vegas :-)

Internet Explorer 8 beta1 and Silverlight 2.0 beta1 will be available from today !

IE8 comes with a much improved Developer tool with full debugger and style tracing, CSS2.1 and HTML5 support. You better get testing in IE8, because your existing website might be broken in IE8 (since it now finally follows the standards).

Silverlight will also be available for Mobile, and is supported by Nokia who will add it to their S40 and S60 series. You can already see a mobile silverlight app here: This app was developed in less than 3 weeks and works cross-platform, cross-browser, cross-mobile, cross...


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  • Now... will silverlight mobile support connecting to the GPS receiver? And full http/socket support? Now that would be useful...
  • No it will not. Basically the Mobile Silverlight is Silverlight 1.0, and you will not have access to anything outside the SandBox. It's an interesting idea though, and I'll be sure to pass it on to the Silverlight folks.

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