Microsoft has finally rolled out the final bits Silverlight 3 along with full version of Expression Studio 3 for creating RIA (Rich Internet Applications). If you haven’t already discovered the new features in Silverlight 3, here is a list of all the new controls, features and functionality that is added within the Silverlight 3.

You will need to first uninstall all the Silverlight 2 or Silverlight 3 Beta bits before you install the new full version.

Install the latest bits in following order:

  • Visual Studio 2008 SP1
  • Silverlight 3 Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (this will include Silverlight 3 runtime & SDK)
  • Expression Blend 3
  • Silverlight 3 Control Toolkit
  • DeepZoom Composer
  • .NET RIA Services

Download links are as follows:

  • Download Silverlight 3 Runtime
  • Download Silverlight 3 Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
  • Download Silverlight 3 SDK
  • Download Silverlight 3 Toolkit July 2009
  • Download DeepZoom Composer for Silverlight 3
  • Download .NET RIA Services July 2009 Preview
  • Download Expression Blend 3 + SketchFlow RC

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