Microsoft Expression Blend 4 Step by Step

Microsoft Expression Blend 4 Step by Step

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
Provides information on creating rich user interfaces for Microsoft Silverlight-based applications with Microsoft Expression Blend 4.

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This guide to Microsoft's Expression Blend 4, a component of the Expression Studio software suite, provides step-by-step instructions for performing common tasks with this user friendly graphical user interface creation tool. Beginning with an overview of Microsoft Siverlight functions and a walk through of the application user interface, the volume presents a discussion of basic interfaces design, XAML and C# coding, animations, interactive features, graphical skinning and working with data types. Chapters include numerous screen shots and tips and access to additional online resources is provided. Kosinska is a certified Microsoft trainer and Leeds is an experienced Silverlight and Expression Web programmer. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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The smart way to learn Microsoft Expression Blend 4—one step at a time!

Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to design rich user interfaces (UI) for Microsoft Silverlight-based applications using Expression Blend 4. With Step by Step, you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!

  • Master the Expression Blend 4 core tools and features
  • Use SketchFlow to design a UI prototype
  • Create reusable skins for Silverlight 4 controls
  • Implement interactive elements without writing code
  • Add XAML and C# basics to your design skill set
  • Design custom UI art with tools in Expression Design 4

Your Step by Step digital content includes:

  • All the book’s practice files—ready to download and put to work.
  • Fully searchable online edition of this book—with unlimited access on the Web.

Publisher: Redmond, Wash. : Microsoft ; Farnham : O'Reilly [distributor], 2011
ISBN: 9780735639010
Characteristics: xxvii, 397 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Leeds, Chris


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