As stated beforeÂ Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Silverlight offers a flexible programming model that supports AJAX, VB, C#, Python, and Ruby, and integrates with existing Web applications. Silverlight supports fast, cost-effective delivery of high-quality video to all major browsers running on the Mac OS or Windows.
Microsoft has just opened up their community website which includes a getting started video and downloads for the Silverlight runtimes, Visual StudioÂ ‘Orcas’ beta 1, Expression Blend 2 preview, Expression Media Encoder preview, Expression Design, as well as the Silverlight SDK’s. They also have a couple QuickStarts to get your going.