HTML 5 vs Silverlight 5, A Deep Dive From Microsoft

David Catuhe from Microsoft today posted a HTML5 and Silverlight 5 comparison post. The post covers mostly on all the developer aspects of both the platforms. Microsoft also shared the stats from riastats.com which shows Silverlight 4 is installed on 73% of PC’s and HTML5 in 75% of PC’s. BTW, its important to note that HTML5 varies from browser to browser. Take a look at the table below to see how HTML5 and Silverlight 5 stand against each other.

MatchVainqueur
HTML vs XAML – ExtensibilitySilverlight
HTML vs XAML – DOM accessDraw game
HTML vs XAML – Code/Tag separationDraw game
ToolsSilverlight
Languages – DevelopmentSilverlight
Languages – PerformancesHTML
SVG vs ShapesDraw game
Canvas vs WriteableBitmap – FunctionalitiesDraw game
Canvas vs WriteableBitmap – PixelsPerformancesDraw game
Canvas vs WriteableBitmap – Shapes PerformancesDraw game
BrushesDraw game
ControlsSilverlight
LayoutDraw game
DatabindingSilverlight
Web workers vs System.ThreadingSilverlight
AnimationsDraw game
Web Requests & Web Services – Web requestsDraw game
Web Requests & Web Services – Web servicesSilverlight
Media (Audio & Video)Silverlight
Isolated storageDraw game
WebSockets vs System.Net.SocketsSilverlight
Devices (cameras, microphones & printers)Silverlight
Quiclky evolving technologySilverlight
Portability Windows / Mac OSSilverlight
Portability iOS/AndroïdHTML
Intellectual property protectionSlightly advantage to Silverlight

For more detailed explanation on each of the aspects compared above, visit this blog.

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