Expect lots of uncertainty, no clear roadmap and a general feeling of unease. And a gradual migration away.
I sure am glad I never bothered investing time and effort in Silverlight (or as we call it fake flash). But I do have some sympathy for those that did.
Whats next for the death of a thousand silences?
I foresee lots more rationalisation, which puts some marginal techs in a dangerous place. When I say marginal, I mean for people who read IT news sites like Computer Geekly to learn what they should focus on rather than listening to their business folks. Jargon Keyword heavy Web techs = safe, Office dev = at risk.
What MS tech do you see on the endangered list?