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    Microsoft® Silverlight™ 2 Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1

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    Add-on for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 for developing Silverlight 2 applications
    • Version:

      9.0.30729.146

      File Name:

      Silverlight_Tools.exe

      Date Published:

      10/30/2008

      File Size:

      72.7 MB

        This package is an add-on for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 to provide tooling for Microsoft Silverlight 2. It can be installed on top of either Visual Studio 2008 SP1 or Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1, and it provides a Silverlight project system for developing Silverlight applications using C# or Visual Basic.

        This download will install the following:
        • Silverlight 2 developer runtime
        • Silverlight 2 software development kit
        • KB956453 for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
          and/or
          KB956485 for Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1
        • Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
          and/or
          Silverlight Tools for Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1

        Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 includes:
        • Visual Basic and C# Project templates
        • Intellisense and code generators for XAML
        • XAML design preview
        • Debugging of Silverlight applications
        • Remote debugging of Silverlight applications for Mac
        • Web reference support
        • WCF Templates
        • Team Build and command line build support
        • Integration with Expression Blend
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

      • Before installing Silverlight Tools:
        Note: This release will not work with the Visual Studio 2008 RTM or Visual Studio 2008 SP1 BETA.

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