Different versions of Silverlight
- Silverlight 1: Silverlight 1, which was developed under the codename Windows Presentation Foundation/Everywhere and released in 2007 which consist of basic packages of presentation framework which is responsible for creating UI and interactive user input and media support.
- Silverlight 3: Silverlight 3 includes a number of controls for creating a user interface which is not limited to DataGrid, TreeView, various layout panels. Silverlight also contains a special control for navigation purpose which is known as navigation framework. On the media support point of view it supports advance audio coding decoding as well as hardware accelerated for video decoding.
Right now Microsoft had already launched beta version of Silverlight 4 which contains various rich functionality related with user experience. It directly support for Google Chrome, Web cam and printing support etc.