Compare Microsoft Silverlight vs. Microsoft Visual Studio

Microsoft Silverlight is ranked 5th in .NET Development Services while Microsoft Visual Studio is ranked 1st in .NET Development Services with 9 reviews. Microsoft Silverlight is rated 0, while Microsoft Visual Studio is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Visual Studio writes "It is broad-spectrum so it can be used for a wide variety of technologies". Microsoft Silverlight is most compared with Microsoft Visual Studio, ASP.NET and Adobe AIR, whereas Microsoft Visual Studio is most compared with Microsoft Silverlight, SharePoint Designer and Zend Studio.
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Silverlight is a powerful development tool for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications. Silverlight is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET framework and compatible with multiple browsers, devices and operating systems, bringing a new level of interactivity wherever the Web works. Visual Studio.NET is the umbrella that represents the key pieces of the .NET platform delivered from Microsoft, including the .NET Framework, the recently announced .NET Core, and a shared common layer of packages, compilers and runtime. Read this .NET blog post about the evolution of the platform and the different pieces that make .NET 2015.
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ESRI, Financial Analytical Service of Ministry of Finance, American Water Enterprises, Toyota Motor Europe, Comarch, Komako, Freelance World, AARCOKnab, Hamburg Port Authority, Kecioren Municipality, National Instruments, Hamburg Port Authority, Government of Odisha, Kongsberg Maritime AS
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