While at Microsoft TechEd 2008, James and I had the chance to talk with Brian Goldfarb about Silverlight. We start out discussing the new features, libraries, and other parts of the upcoming Silverlight 2.0 (now in beta).
James then asks Brian about the Deep Zoom demo's we'd seen earlier, which leads us into a discussion about using Deep Zoom for document management, or, at least, digital asset management.
We then talk about the availability of Silverlight. The current beta may be used in production – as Hard Rock, NBC, and others are doing – while the final release will come out sometime in the rest of this year.
Disclaimer: Microsoft is a client and paid travel and expenses for TechEd.