Symbian S60 gets Microsoft's Silverlight rival to Flash

David Meyer from ZDNet UK has posted "Symbian S60 gets Microsoft's Silverlight rival to Flash". Silverlight is now supported on mobile devices before even the release of Windows Phone Series 7. As Single Dealer Platforms grow to focus more on mobile devices (we've ...Read More

HTML5 vs Flash – The Saga Continues

Yesterday there were a couple of important posts that have reignited the fire under the HTML5 vs Flash debate. The first was Thoughts On Flash from Apple CEO Steve Jobs. The second was the riposte from Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen, via Alan ...Read More

Silverlight 4 – Is it what banks want?

Where is Microsoft going with Silverlight? There is no ambiguity in Microsoft’s intentions to contend with AJAX and Adobe Flash in the RIA space; Friday's Silverlight 4 release includes me-too features such as enhanced video streaming capabilities aimed at internet broadcasters, better device ...Read More

Interesting stuff coming out of MIX10

Microsoft's MIX10 Developers and Designers conference is currently running in Las Vegas. Sadly I'm not attending as it sounds like lots of fun... There has been lots of buzz and some really interesting bits coming out so far including Silverlight 4 RC, ...Read More

Silverlight and Flex versus Ajax

On November 10th Caplin and Finextra sponsored a webcast discussing issues surrounding single-dealer portals in capital markets. We have the highlights and while much of the discussion was purely business focused, part III discusses the emergence of Ajax versus Flex and Silverlight. It's ...Read More

Streamlink for Silverlight for Mobile

With the recent release of Caplin's Streamlink for Silverlight it's exciting to find out that Microsoft plan to release a Silverlight for Mobile devices. The goal of Silverlight is to provide a consistent experience across desktop and mobile phones. Developers will be ...Read More

Silverlight for single dealer portals?

Could it be that the time for Silverlight in finance has come? Does Adobe Flex solve any of the complexities of building web applications? Where does Caplin Trader fit in to this landscape? These are all questions that I ...Read More