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Do you have Silverlight installed?   [Edit]

Survey period: 21 Jul 2008 to 28 Jul 2008

We've all heard about it by now, and those who have visited a Microsoft site lately have certainly been, well, encouraged to install it. But have you?

OptionVotes% 
I have it installed on all my systems39627.07
I have it installed on at least one, but not all, of my systems51435.13
I"m not sure if I have it installed765.19
I don"t have it installed.37225.43
I don"t know what Silverlight is1057.18



 
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Mojtaba Vali27-Jul-08 0:47
MemberMojtaba Vali27-Jul-08 0:47 
GeneralI Uninstalled silverlight [modified] Pin
Mohm'ed Melhem24-Jul-08 2:31
professionalMohm'ed Melhem24-Jul-08 2:31 
GeneralRe: I Uninstalled silver lights Pin
Seishin#24-Jul-08 23:53
MemberSeishin#24-Jul-08 23:53 
GeneralWho uses SilverLight in anger? Pin
Brian Lowe23-Jul-08 8:52
MemberBrian Lowe23-Jul-08 8:52 
GeneralRe: Who uses SilverLight in anger? Pin
Perspx23-Jul-08 23:39
MemberPerspx23-Jul-08 23:39 
GeneralRe: Who uses SilverLight in anger? Pin
Austin Harris24-Jul-08 19:22
MemberAustin Harris24-Jul-08 19:22 
GeneralRe: Who uses SilverLight in anger? Pin
theboywilse24-Jul-08 23:23
Membertheboywilse24-Jul-08 23:23 
GeneralRe: Who uses SilverLight in anger? Pin
Seishin#24-Jul-08 23:54
MemberSeishin#24-Jul-08 23:54 
GeneralRe: Who uses SilverLight in anger? Pin
mharr25-Jul-08 5:11
Membermharr25-Jul-08 5:11 
MLB.com, NBA.com, and NBC Olympics sites are all using SilverLight to stream their videos.

Although I have to admit that I have not done any sites yet, I do see 2 advantages for SilverLight. First, video streaming is much more efficient, and will require fewer servers to handle larger numbers of users. Second, Microsoft's ability to separate coders and stylists with separate development products (Visual Studio and Expression Blend) will enable project teams to more efficiently develop sites. Web site designers will not need code to develop the site layout (for the most part), and code jockeys will not have to struggle with stylistic components and can concentrate on writing efficient and productive data-processing code. I realize many can where both hats, but they often become "jack of all trades and master of none". But specializing will lead to more efficient development.

Both of these advantages will drive adoption for business reasons (both result in reducing costs). Flash developers will not necessarily see any advantage to SilverLight, but the people responsible for the project budgets or operation costs will, and that will drive SilverLight's success.
GeneralRe: Who uses SilverLight in anger? Pin
Socrates470BC25-Jul-08 12:51
MemberSocrates470BC25-Jul-08 12:51 
GeneralDouble quotes? Pin
Ravi Bhavnani23-Jul-08 8:33
professionalRavi Bhavnani23-Jul-08 8:33 
GeneralSilverlight needs an auto-update! Pin
Sam Rahimi23-Jul-08 5:00
MemberSam Rahimi23-Jul-08 5:00 
GeneralRe: Silverlight needs an auto-update! Pin
The Cake of Deceit23-Jul-08 8:57
MemberThe Cake of Deceit23-Jul-08 8:57 
JokeA better Silverlight... Pin
The Cake of Deceit22-Jul-08 4:09
MemberThe Cake of Deceit22-Jul-08 4:09 
GeneralSilverlight versions Pin
Tuomas Hietanen22-Jul-08 2:25
MemberTuomas Hietanen22-Jul-08 2:25 
GeneralDon't know what it is and don't know how to vote, either! Pin
Paul S Ganney22-Jul-08 0:19
MemberPaul S Ganney22-Jul-08 0:19 
GeneralI don't have it installed and I do not plan to do it Pin
Uli6621-Jul-08 23:11
MemberUli6621-Jul-08 23:11 
GeneralRe: I don't have it installed and I do not plan to do it Pin
Rachel Mant22-Jul-08 0:00
MemberRachel Mant22-Jul-08 0:00 
GeneralRe: I don't have it installed and I do not plan to do it Pin
R2B223-Jul-08 6:17
MemberR2B223-Jul-08 6:17 
GeneralRe: I don't have it installed and I do not plan to do it Pin
Rachel Mant27-Sep-08 0:51
MemberRachel Mant27-Sep-08 0:51 
GeneralRe: I don't have it installed and I do not plan to do it Pin
R2B229-Sep-08 6:26
MemberR2B229-Sep-08 6:26 
GeneralRe: I don't have it installed and I do not plan to do it Pin
Rachel Mant29-Sep-08 8:22
MemberRachel Mant29-Sep-08 8:22 
GeneralRe: I don't have it installed and I do not plan to do it Pin
R2B229-Sep-08 9:10
MemberR2B229-Sep-08 9:10 
GeneralRe: I don't have it installed and I do not plan to do it Pin
Rachel Mant29-Sep-08 9:26
MemberRachel Mant29-Sep-08 9:26 
AnswerI dont have :-O it installed Pin
mannrak200321-Jul-08 19:50
Membermannrak200321-Jul-08 19:50 

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