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Microsoft Expression Blend 2 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Microsoft Expression Blend 2 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide

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  • Copyright 2009
  • Dimensions: 7 X 9
  • Pages: 208
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Adobe DRM)
  • ISBN-10: 0-321-50953-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-50953-6

This task-based, visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users how to create streamlined, innovative and just plain beautiful applications with Microsoft's new application development tool . Design expert and author Robert Reinhardt takes readers step-by-step through the features and tools, and shows them how they can use Microsoft Expression Blend to create engaging, cinematic user interfaces with a rich design environment that combines multiple media elements including vectors, pixel images, 3D content, video and audio, high quality text, and animation. Whether learning the application from start or looking for specific task-based answers, Microsoft Expression Blend for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, provides designers and application developers with exactly the information they need.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started
Chapter 2 Creating Artwork and Text
Chapter 3 Modifying Graphics
Chapter 4 Working with Graphic Layouts and Groups
Chapter 5 Working with Resources
Chapter 6 Creating Basic Animations
Chapter 7 Working with Images, Video, and Audio
Chapter 8 Styling and Templates
Chapter 9 Data and Triggers
Chapter 10 Building a Banner Ad for Silverlight 2
Chapter 11 Creating a Video Player in Silverlight
Chapter 12 Browsing Desktop Images with WPF


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