In the final part of today's four part series on Expression, we look at Expression Web.
Expression Web can most easily be thought of as the replacement for FrontPage. But, although FrontPage wasn't terribly popular with developers back in the day, it was really a tool for the casual or business user - devs had other tools to play with.
While Web can be thought of as the next iteration of FrontPage, it really is a very different product. A business user could still put together a site very easily using Expression Web, but this application is significantly more advanced than what you might
Web has support for many industry standards, outputs XHTML, has some fantastic CSS editing capabilities, and generally just rocks.
It's also back-end agnostic. While it plays very nicely with ASP.NET sites, it can be used to edit markup for other types of dynamically rendered pages.
Overall, I was very impressed by the product. As soon as I was done shooting the video, I actually went and grabbed a copy for myself. As someone who has done plenty of work with ASP.NET, FrontPage, and other web editing tools, I can tell you that this one
is very much worth looking at. I've been experimenting with it over the past few days on my blog, and it makes editing CSS-styled sites a very pleasant activity (where it used to drive me absolutely