More I ready
about HTML 5 and CSS 3, more and more I feel bad for Silverlight and Flash developers.
If you have missed my blog HTML
5 brings slow death to Silverlight and Flash, you may want to check it out. There are many Silverlight
developers including myself who had spent countless hours working and learning
Silverlight and it seems like it has no future.
If you are a flash developer, you may want to think about
it. You may want to think about where the Web development is heading to. I was
reading Scott Hanselman's CSS3
is the new Flash and I agree with what Scott writes.
Both Flash and Silverlight need browser plug-ins. This is
where HTML 5 and CSS3 are more handy and useful. The do not require a plugin.
They are free. They are open-source and they are simple.
Besides HTML 5 and CSS 3,
ASP.NET MVC 4.0 seems to be a pretty mature product to build enterprise Web
applications. Obviously, Visual Studio
11 will have lots of major design improvements. I plan to install Visual
Studio 11 on one my laptops this week. If you have not looked at already, check
is new in ASP.NET 4-5. If you have n
In a recent
email from Scott Guthrie writes: “You are also going to be able to soon take
advantage of some great improvements that will ship with Visual Studio 11 and
the .NET 4.5 versions of ASP.NET, WCF, WF - as well as with the new releases of
ASP.NET MVC and the Entity Framework (which will support both .NET 4 and .NET
4.5). These releases are packed with great new features that will significantly
improve productivity as well as enable some fantastic new scenarios - including
mobile web, web sockets, web APIs, HTML5, database migrations, integrated async
language support, and much, much more. These improvements are going to enable
you to build really amazing applications.”