One thing that I’m excited about is learning new technologies. Moving to the Silverlight team, I’ve moved away from a breadth of technology knowledge to something a bit more narrow. Now I feel like all other developers trying to keep up with the technologies we are releasing. As such, I’m a beginner for most. One such technology is ASP.NET MVC, which was just released to release candidate stability.
I thought I’d play around with it in the context of Silverlight and use Silverlight as the “view” in the model-view-controller concept. It’s easy to link the two. In fact when you create a new Silverlight project, you now have the option of creating an ASP.NET MVC application as the host: