A Decade Later, .NET Developers Still Fear Being ‘Silverlighted’ By Microsoft

the_insult_dog writes: Some 10 years after the final Microsoft Silverlight release, some developers still fear being ‘Silverlighted,’ or seeing a development product in which they have invested heavily be abandoned by Microsoft.

Microsoft will tell you that official support for Silverlight will end in less than two months, on Oct. 12, 2021. Anyone in the industry will tell you it effectively died around 2011 when the last version, Silverlight 5, was made available for download. Speculation about its demise arose around the same time.

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