Saturday, June 9, 2007

Silverlight prerequisites and installation for web application development

See Also Silverlight Development Tools

If we want to develop a silverlight based .NET web application, first we should know what are the prerequisite software we need.

Bellow I am giving the Prerequisite software requirement information for the both Windows XP and Windows Vista

Prerequisites for silverlight web applications on Windows Vista

We will need a Windows Live ID to download this silverlight runtime. If you do not have a Windows Live ID, you can create new windows Live Id at Windows Live Id before starting download.

  1. Install a version of Silverlight:
  2. Install Expression Blend 2 May Preview* (25.5 MB)
    Overview

    Microsoft has released Microsoft Expression Blend 2. It is an editor to develop very rich silverlight-based applications and also we can export content from Microsoft Expression Design in a format that can be used in Silverlight-based applications that we create in Expression Blend 2 Preview. Microsoft has introduced Microsoft® Expression® Media Encoder. It is useful when we are working with video.

  3. [Optional] Do one of the following:

Please note: information about pre-release versions of Expression products is subject to change.

* After installing Expression Blend 2 May Preview, you will be prompted to enter a product key. To get a full 180-day trial Please enter the following product key: J9RVG-FJM6D-2Q9HC-296MR-PHC2M.

Prerequisites for silverlight web applications on Windows XP

Windows XP 

We will need a Windows Live ID to download this silverlight runtime. If you do not have a Windows Live ID, you can create new windows Live Id at Windows Live Id before starting download.

  1. Install .NET Framework 3.0 first before starting installation of Expression Blend 2
  2. Install a version of Silverlight:
  3. Install Expression Blend 2 May Preview* (25.5 MB)
  4. [Optional] Do one of the following:

* After installing Expression Blend 2 May Preview, you will be prompted to enter a product key. Please enter the following key to get a full 180-day trial: J9RVG-FJM6D-2Q9HC-296MR-PHC2M.

Hope this information would be useful for starting first silverlight based web application

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Microsoft Expression Blend System Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows® XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2)

Minimum System

  • Intel® Pentium® or AMD processor, 1 GHz with MMX or equivalent
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 350 MB available hard disk space
  • Graphics processor that is DirectX® 9-capable
  • 1024 x 768 monitor resolution with 24-bit color

Recommended System

  • Intel Pentium or AMD processor, 2 GHz with MMX or equivalent
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • Microsoft DirectX® 9.0-capable video card with 256 MB or more of memory -- for example, ATI Radeon® X300 or NVIDIA® GeForce™ 5600 class equivalent or better.
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2 comments:

Oscar Javier said...

I dont know that necesary for develop whit silver ligth

Aaa said...

interesting place