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Silverlight will reach the end of support  on October 12, 2021. As luck would have it, a new Windows UI framework is about to RTM in March 2021 – WinUI – the modern native UI platform of Windows. And with WinUI launch there is a renewed desire by C# and XAML developers to write single codebase applications for Windows and the Web.

Enter Uno Platform. Hello “Rich Internet Applications (RIA)” again! Kudos to Daren May for writing a comprehensive Silverlight migration guide which migrates a sample TimeEntryRia application to WinUI and Uno Platform.


About Uno Platform
For those new to Uno Platform – it allows for creation of pixel-perfect, single-source C# and XAML apps which run natively on Windows, Web/WebAssembly, Linux, macOS, iOS and Android. Uno Platform is free and Open Source (Apache 2.0) and available on GitHub.

Migrating from Silverlight to WinUI and Uno Platform Documentation

There are 47 pages of Silverlight migration documentation to help you with migration – accompanying source code, techniques and considerations you need to make when migrating your Silverlight application.

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