Microsoft Tafiti opens the source code door

Summary:Tafiti is one of the cooler (if not most useful) examples of Microsoft Silverlight 1.0.

Microsoft Tafiti opens the door on the source code
Tafiti is one of the cooler (if not most useful) examples of Microsoft Silverlight 1.0. It's a search engine that allows you to search between media and regular results all while providing a fluid experience. They're now open sourcing it under the Microsoft Public License.

There are quite a few small Silverlight examples out there but I haven't seen code for anything large. Tafiti provides the source code for a meatier application as well as showing how to combine Silverlight and Live services (something I think will be very popular as Microsoft opens up their APIs. It also might be a good example of best practices for Silverlight, something that's just starting to come up.

Previous coverage of Tafiti.

Topics: Developer, Enterprise Software, Microsoft


Ryan Stewart holds an economics degree from the University of Pennsylvania and is now a Rich Internet Application developer and industry analyst. After graduating from Penn, he spent two years developing applications for the Wharton School and pushing the idea of the web as a platform for learning. Ryan now lives in Seattle with his wife... Full Bio

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