What is Moonlight

Moonlight is an open source implementation of Microsoft Silverlight for Unix Operating systems. With the help of Moonlight you can access applications and content videos created for Silverligh on Linux. Moonlight is a web application framework that provides functionalities similar to those in Adobe Flash, integrating multimedia, graphics, animations and interactivity into a single runtime environment
Moonlight is being jointly developed by Microsoft and Novell to:
Developers are also creating desktop widgets called “desklets” to extend Moonlight applications beyond the browser.
Moonlight manifests as a runtime environment for browser-based rich Internet applications and, similarly, adds to animation, vector graphics capabilities and video playback.


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