Microsoft Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010Overview
This package is an add-on for Visual Studio 2010 to provide tooling for Microsoft Silverlight 4 and RIA Services. It can be installed on top of either Visual Studio 2010 or Visual Web Developer 2010 Express. It extends existing Silverlight 3 features and multitargeting capabilities in Visual Studio 2010 to also create applications for Silverlight 4 using C# or Visual Basic.
Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 includes several features: Support for targeting Silverlight 4 in the Silverlight designer and project system RIA Services application templates and libraries Support for Silverlight 4 elevated trust and out-of-browser applications and other new Silverlight 4 features, including Working with Implicit Styles Go To Value Definition lets you directly get to styles from your page Style Intellisense lets you easily modify styles Working with Data Source Window outputs Drag and drop from the data source window and see the data can, from which you can easily select and modify your data source information Add, remove, and re-sort DSW outputs using the Grid Row and Column context menu Move your controls around the form and change alignments in bulk using the margin editor Add sample data to see item templates and bindings at design time Working with Silverlight 4 Out-of-browser applications Automatically launch and debug your OOB app from inside the IDE Specify XAP signing for trusted OOB apps Set the OOB window characteristics
This download will install all components necessary for Silverlight 4 and RIA Services development: Silverlight 4 developer runtime Silverlight 4 SDK (software development kit) Update for Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Web Developer Express 2010 (KB982218) Silverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010 WCF RIA Services V1.0 for Silverlight 4 F# Runtime for Silverlight 4