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I’ve met people in the mostremote areas of the world, livingin straw huts without electricityor running water, who havemob...
Ive got a dual-core internetconnected super-computer in mypocket.   -Scott Hanselman
Silverlight can no longer be “WPF Everywhere”
Q. What’s wrong with this app?
A. Everything.
Silverlight is a technology ofthe gaps. And those gaps areshrinking.
Silverlight is a technology ofthe gaps. And those gaps areshrinking.
Silverlight is a technology ofthe gaps. And those gaps areshrinking.™
Silverlight is a technology ofthe gaps. And those gaps areshrinking.™   -Me, just now
…and much more.
For the future of the web, we needto get out of plugin prison.    -Vic Gundotra, Google VP of Engineering, Google IOconfer...
Plugins were created during thePC era – for PCs and mice. Themobile era is about low powerdevices, touch interfaces and op...
HTML5 lets web developers createadvanced graphics, typography,animations and transitions withoutrelying on third party bro...
For the web to move forward, theMetro-style browser in Windows 8is as HTML5-only as possible, and isplug-in free. The expe...
We will no longer continue todevelop Flash Player in the browserto work with new mobile devices.This will allow us to incr...
Key components that would haveallowed Silverlight to become a realcross-platform framework were cutfrom releases. Silverli...
Silverlight had a bright future, andthat it could turn to fill an importantvoid, not only for webdevelopment, but for desk...
We’ve heard developers expressconcern about the long term futureof Silverlight for Windows Phone.Please don’t panic; WinRT...
Build proprietary apps:          iOS                 Move to the web:         Droid                      HTML5         Win...
Why HTML5? It’s the present, it’s the future!
Why HTML5? It’s the present, it’s the future!
Why HTML5? It’s the present, it’s the future!
Why HTML5? It’s the present, it’s the future!                  Apple doesn’t like your app?                          Doesn...
The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development
The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development
The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development
The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development
The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development
The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development
The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development
The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development
The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development
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The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development

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The death of Silverlight, the triumph of HTML5, and the future of software development

  1. 1. I’ve met people in the mostremote areas of the world, livingin straw huts without electricityor running water, who havemobile phones. -Nat Friedman, co-founder of Xamarin
  2. 2. Ive got a dual-core internetconnected super-computer in mypocket. -Scott Hanselman
  3. 3. Silverlight can no longer be “WPF Everywhere”
  4. 4. Q. What’s wrong with this app?
  5. 5. A. Everything.
  6. 6. Silverlight is a technology ofthe gaps. And those gaps areshrinking.
  7. 7. Silverlight is a technology ofthe gaps. And those gaps areshrinking.
  8. 8. Silverlight is a technology ofthe gaps. And those gaps areshrinking.™
  9. 9. Silverlight is a technology ofthe gaps. And those gaps areshrinking.™ -Me, just now
  10. 10. …and much more.
  11. 11. For the future of the web, we needto get out of plugin prison. -Vic Gundotra, Google VP of Engineering, Google IOconference
  12. 12. Plugins were created during thePC era – for PCs and mice. Themobile era is about low powerdevices, touch interfaces and openweb standards – all areas whereplugins fall short. -Steve Jobs, 2010
  13. 13. HTML5 lets web developers createadvanced graphics, typography,animations and transitions withoutrelying on third party browser plug-ins. -Steve Jobs, 2010
  14. 14. For the web to move forward, theMetro-style browser in Windows 8is as HTML5-only as possible, and isplug-in free. The experience thatplug-ins provide today is not a goodmatch with Metro style browsingand the modern HTML5 web. -Steven Sinofsky, Microsoft President
  15. 15. We will no longer continue todevelop Flash Player in the browserto work with new mobile devices.This will allow us to increaseinvestment in HTML5, which isuniversally supported on majormobile devices. -Adobe press release, November 9th, 2011
  16. 16. Key components that would haveallowed Silverlight to become a realcross-platform framework were cutfrom releases. Silverlights fate wassealed when they started supportingWindows-only features in theplugin. -Miguel deIcaza, founder of Mono and Moonlight
  17. 17. Silverlight had a bright future, andthat it could turn to fill an importantvoid, not only for webdevelopment, but for desktopdevelopment in general. I am verysad that Microsoft strategy cut theair supply to Silverlight. -Miguel deIcaza, founder of Mono and Moonlight
  18. 18. We’ve heard developers expressconcern about the long term futureof Silverlight for Windows Phone.Please don’t panic; WinRT inWindows 8 Phone can be viewed asa direct evolution from today’sSilverlight. -Larry Lieberman, Microsoft, Windows Phone Dev blog
  19. 19. Build proprietary apps: iOS Move to the web: Droid HTML5 WinRT The death of web plug-ins
  20. 20. Why HTML5? It’s the present, it’s the future!
  21. 21. Why HTML5? It’s the present, it’s the future!
  22. 22. Why HTML5? It’s the present, it’s the future!
  23. 23. Why HTML5? It’s the present, it’s the future! Apple doesn’t like your app? Doesn’t matter. Microsoft has a problem with your content? Forget ‘em. With HTML5 and the native web, you’re in control, not the big corporations.

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