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Silverlight vs Flash Archive

Well here we are, the final article in our Silverlight vs Flash range, and at the end of this one, we will give you a small summary, which we hope, will provide a quick reference for which development tool is best. In Silverlight vs Flash.  Part 2.  We compared the two development tools in the following areas.  Socket programming, supported image formats, text and SEO, and accessibility.  It made interesting reading where generally, if Flash was good at something, it was outstanding, where Silverlight, tended to have features that peaked your interest. By the end of this article, you will hopefully know which one is right for your project or web design. Webcam support.  Do both Silverlight and Flash support webcams? Silverlight, sadly, does not …

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In our last article, Silverlight vs Flash. Part 1, we looked at how Silverlight and Flash, compared in the realms of video and audio, sound processing, scripting, file size, and animation. The aim of this article and all the articles on Silverlight vs Flash, is to help you as a developer of RIAs, to make an informed choice on which is the best RIA for a particular project. This article will compare more elements, that RIAs such as Silverlight and Flash, utilise to create their applications. Accessibility.  Always a crucial point, here is how the two development tools compare. Silverlight 3 can provide access to all system colors, which means that the operating system controls can be accessed by partially sighted people to make them …

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Though Flash has the advantage of being more well known, Microsoft Silverlight has got some nifty advantages, that many Flash users have always wanted to see, such as search engine optimisation.  It is features like this that have kept Microsoft Silverlight in the running, and now RIA designers, do have a choice to make when choosing the right RIA for their needs.  Hopefully, this article Silverlight Vs Flash, will help you in making that choice. Animation.  Both Flash and Silverlight are capable of creating quality animation.  The end product is always one of quality.  So which one is better to use? Silverlight uses the WPF animation model.  The beginning and end conditions are specified, and it figures out how to do the rest.  This is different …

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