Microsoft Silverlight is one of the most underutilized pieces of Windows hosting technology. The web world is currently focusing on popular applications like MS SQL, FrontPage, ASP.NET and ASP that have proved to be very successful. There are many functions in Microsoft Silverlight that can be highly useful to developers as well as webmasters.
Microsoft Silverlight is a piece of Windows technology that is a browser plug-in, which is supported by popular browsers such as Safari, Internet Explorer and FireFox. Silverlight is also compatible with Mac, UNIX and Linux operating systems. It is similar to the Flash application in that it permits users to view streaming media applications effectively through their browsers. Silverlight also allows for almost real time listening of music and viewing of music videos. Its most appealing benefit is that it can be easily integrated with other web applications.
Microsoft is continually adding useful and high quality features to their upcoming versions of Microsoft Silverlight, which will entice users and developers to adopt this increasingly popular technology.