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    Microsoft Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010

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    Add-on and pre-requisite files for Visual Studio 2010 to develop Silverlight 4 and RIA Services applications
    • Details
      Version:

      30319.352

      File Name:

      Silverlight4_Tools.exe

      Date Published:

      9/2/2010

      File Size:

      35.1 MB

        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, including
          • Working with Implicit Styles
            • Go To Value Definition lets you directly get to styles from your page
            • Style Intellisense lets you easily modify styles
          • Working with Data Source Window outputs
            • Drag and drop from the data source window and see the data can, from which you can easily select and modify your data source information
            • Add, remove, and re-sort DSW outputs using the Grid Row and Column context menu
            • Move your controls around the form and change alignments in bulk using the margin editor
            • Add sample data to see item templates and bindings at design time
          • Working with Silverlight 4 Out-of-browser applications
            • Automatically launch and debug your OOB app from inside the IDE
            • Specify XAP signing for trusted OOB apps
            • Set the OOB window characteristics

        This download will install all components necessary for Silverlight 4 and RIA Services development:
        • Silverlight 4 developer runtime
        • Silverlight 4 SDK (software development kit)
        • Update for Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Web Developer Express 2010 (KB982218)
        • Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010
        • WCF RIA Services V1.0 for Silverlight 4
        • F# Runtime for Silverlight 4


        Please note, if you are looking for the Silverlight 5 Beta Tools installer you can find them here.
    • System Requirements
      Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 3

          • Windows 7
          • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
          • Windows XP Service Pack 3
        • Visual Studio Requirements:
          • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 with the Visual Web Developer feature
          • Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2010 Express
      • Before installing Silverlight 4 Tools, you must:
        • Install Visual Studio 2010, and the Visual Web Developer feature must be included, or
        • Install Visual Web Developer 2010 Express.
        The Silverlight 4 Tools package here will uninstall and update earlier Silverlight 4 & Tools components as necessary.
        Notes:
        • This tools package will not work with the Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1, Beta 2, or RC releases. Pre-release editions of Visual Studio 2010 are no longer supported.

        Uninstall the Silverlight 4 Tools Update

        If you wish to remove Silverlight 4 and Silverlight 4 Tools update from your computer, you must manually remove the components that were installed:
        • Microsoft Silverlight 4 Developer Runtime
        • Microsoft Silverlight 4 SDK
        • Microsoft Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010
        • WCF RIA Services V1.0 for Silverlight 4
        • F# Runtime for Silverlight 4


        Note: if you wish to remove Silverlight 4 from your computer, you should uninstall all related components, including the developer runtime, the SDK, Tools, F# Runtime, and RIA Services. You may leave the Update for Visual Studio 2010 (KB982218) because it contains additional bug fixes and improvements in the WPF & Silverlight tools in Visual Studio.

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