The future of Silverlight – revealed?

“Just like an extra day of PDC, dedicated to Silverlight” is how Microsoft is billing a newly announced Silverlight Firestarter event complete with keynote by Microsoft Corporate Vice President Scott Guthrie entitled “The Future of Silverlight Starts Now”;

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In case you missed it, Silverlight was decidedly downplayed at PDC two weeks ago in favor of HTML5, and Mary Jo Foley got MS President Bob Muglia to admit that their strategy on Silverlight “has shifted”.  Now it looks like ScottGu will be stepping up to the plate to clean up some of the misconceptions, and hopefully reveal a clearer strategy for Silverlight going forward.

We’ll try to sneak in to the keynote, but in any case we’ll have links to the online event and news from the keynote as it happens