Microsoft’s Silverlight is another exciting client technology for the Web. Silverlight
allows for an even greater user experience delivered through the browser. You use it to
create media-rich, highly interactive experiences. Silverlight requires a browser add-on
(or plug-in). It works with Windows, Mac, and Linux in a wide variety of browsers.
Silverlight does not ship with Visual Studio 2008; however, the Silverlight extensions
for Visual Studio are available as a plug-in to the tool.