Silverlight at Major League Baseball.com

Posted in Web Technologies, Frameworks, Development, Graphics, Conferences on June 23, 2008


Silverlight at Major League Baseball.com

Summary
Learn about the re-launch of Major League Baseball’s website on Silverlight. With the website’s back-end written in Java and much of the user interface built with JSP, MLB.com is not your typical candidate for adopting Microsoft’s newest technology for building Rich Internet Apps. Henry Belmont and Thaniya Keereepart share the reasoning behind choice and implementation details.

Bio
Henry Belmont and Thaniya Keereepart are part of the driving force behind MLB.com for Major League Baseball. Last year they relaunched the site and one of the marquee additions was the ability to watch the games in a Silverlight media player.

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Tags: Business, Web 2.0, Frameworks, Technologies, Javascript, Interview, Flash, Silverlight, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Rich Internet Apps, Java plus .NET Integration, Casestudy