Dmitry Lyalin has news about the upcoming Beta 2 release of Silverlight 2.0:

Today during the TechEd 2008 keynote by Bill Gates an exciting announcement was made by the co-presenter Soma Somasegar: Silverlight 2.0 Beta 2 will be made available to the public later this week.

Here is the official list of major changes provided by the team:

· UI Framework

· Rich Controls

· Networking Support

· Rich Base Class Library

· Deep Zoom

Check out the blog post for the full details.