Moonlight, open source implementation of Silverlight, the “Flash of Microsoft” – has been abandoned and development by Xamarin.
confirmed in an interview on InfoQ Miguel de Icaza , founder of Xamarin and one of the main responsible for the birth of the Moonlight project. In his words “ Silverlight adoption has not achieved much anywhere, so I did not become a key technology that I thought would become “.
platform limitations imposed by Microsoft have made Icaza has confirmed that development has no future Moonlight , and made it clear today that the language C # is the best option for most projects.
The news came with the announcement of Microsoft itself, who said recently that the version of Internet Explorer that will be available in Release Preview Windows 8 will support Flash, but Silverlight , which seems to leave clear that even proprietary implementation will continue its evolution.
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