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Migrate Silverlight Apps to Wijmo 5 HTML5/JavaScript

When Microsoft decided to stop investing in Silverlight, many developers were faced with a tough decision. How could they migrate to modern web platforms and not throw away all the benefits of MVVM and the knowledge they gained by using Silverlight? 

Wijmo 5 is a true HTML5 solution, based on JavaScript and CSS. It includes all of the controls commonly used in business apps, as well as JavaScript implementations of the ICollectionView interface and a concrete CollectionView class. 

Together with the framework of your choice, Wijmo 5 provides a great platform for porting existing Silverlight applications and also for creating brand new web applications faster than you ever thought possible.  


Migrate Silverlight Apps to JavaScript Web Apps

In this white paper, you'll:

  • Work with an existing Silverlight app to understand how to migrate to Wijmo 5 HTML5 UI Controls
  • Learn how to port the ViewModel
  • Learn how to port the View


You'll also get:

  • Links to the sample application
  • Benefits of hybrid apps


Work with an existing Silverlight app to migrate to HTML5/JavaScript with Wijmo 5


About the Author

In his current role as CTO, Bernardo de Castilho is GrapeCity’s technical visionary and oversees, with eagle eyes, all technical aspects of the company. Bernardo is known around the office as the father of FlexGrid, the ever popular datagrid control that he designed shortly after receiving his Ph.D. in Engineering from UC Berkeley. To put his busy mind to rest, Bernardo enjoys catching up on shows he’s missed on Netflix and planning vacations to Disneyworld.