Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio




This package is an add-on for Visual Studio 2010 to provide tooling for Microsoft Silverlight 4 and RIA Services. It can be installed on top of either Visual Studio 2010 or Visual Web Developer 2010 Express. It extends existing Silverlight 3 features and multitargeting capabilities in Visual Studio 2010 to also create applications for Silverlight 4 using C# or Visual Basic.
Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 includes several features:

  • Support for targeting Silverlight 4 in the Silverlight designer and project system
  • RIA Services application templates and libraries
  • Support for Silverlight 4 elevated trust and out-of-browser applications and other new Silverlight 4 features

This download will install all components necessary for Silverlight 4 and RIA Services development:

  • Silverlight 4 developer runtime (final release)
  • Silverlight 4 SDK (software development kit, final release)
  • Update for Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Web Developer Express 2010 (KB976272, pre-release)
  • Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 RC2
  • WCF RIA Services for Silverlight 4 RC2

The final release of Silverlight 4 Tools will be made available in the near future.

Microsoft Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010




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