Need to know the basic benefits of Microsoft Silverlight 5

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Which processor  and operating systems are required to set up Microsoft Silverlight? Can Microsoft Silverlight run on windows phone? Is it compatible with Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox? Can I use Visual Studio to develop and debug Silverlight application? What are the new features in Silverlight 5? What is Mono Moonlight implementation? Thank You

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Need to know the basic benefits of Microsoft Silverlight 5


Microsoft Silverlight is a multi-browser, multi-platform add-in for media streaming and shared applications for the web. This is free and available for Mozilla Firefox, Safari, IE for Apple/Mac and Microsoft Windows platforms. Silverlight only runs on Windows Phone 8.1, IPhones, IPad, and Android Phones.

For Hardware, the minimum requirements are as follows.

1. Platform (OS) – 64-bit (x64) or 32-bit (x86), 1.6-gigahertz (GHz) or higher processor.

2. Processor – Intel Core Duo 1.83-gigahertz (GHz) or higher processor.

3. Memory (RAM) – 512 MB.

4. Hard Disk – 850 MB or bigger space availability.

You can use Silverlight in Visual Studio to develop and debug application.

Mono Moonlight is a free software for Microsoft Silverlight for Linux and UNIX platforms. The functionalities of this software is to extend the capabilities of web browsers that is the same with Adobe Flash.

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