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Silverlight beta to be on Symbian next week?


It appears that Microsoft's partnership with Nokia to port Silverlight to Symbian will soon bear fruit.

Microsoft posted the developer tools and the beta version of the code on March 11th but then quickly pulled them down again. Mary Jo Foley thinks it may launch at Mix next week.

Mobile may be the killer app to get Silverlight in more users hands. With Silverlight being heavily integrated with the up coming Windows Phone 7, soon with Symbian and even talk of a port to Android, Microsoft will significantly expand its reach with the platform.

The MIX conference next week will certainly be interesting as Microsoft pushes to reclaim the mobile space.

[via ZDNet]

Tags: Microsoft, nokia, silverlight, Symbian, Symbian S60, SymbianS60