Silverlight 3 – Even better for game development?
One of the best places to get some teasers about new functionality coming in Microsoft technologies is Scott Guthrie’s blog. In the unlikely case you aren’t subscribed already, here is what he had to say about Silverlight 3:
Next year we will ship our next major Silverlight release -- Silverlight 3.
Silverlight 3 will include major media enhancements (including H.264 video support), major graphics improvements (including 3D support and GPU hardware acceleration), as well as major application development improvements (including richer data-binding support and additional controls). Note these are just a small sampling of the improvements - we have plenty of additional cool features we are going to keep up our sleeves a little longer. ;-)
And here’s the entire post:
Sounds great from a gaming perspective. Can’t wait to see some of the biggest complaints when related to game development on Silverlight go away.