As a small update on an earlier article about how XML-based front ends favor the adoption of XML technologies throughout the stack, I would like also to mention a newcomer: Silverlight from Microsoft.
Silverlight is a cross-platform, cross-browser web client runtime which facilitates a lightweight subset of XAML for building rich media experiences on the web.
For a demo visit Silverlight homepage and install the demo plugin.
What will be the answer from Sun? Here is an interesting suggestion from Yakov Fain…