In this video, the first of several on Expression, I get an overview of Expression from Eric Zocher and Doug Olson.
Because there are several different applications which belong to the Expression family, it seemed like a good idea to get this high level look at the suite.
We talk a bit about each of the products, as well as the backgrounds of Eric and Doug and how they made the migration from another prominent software company to Microsoft.
This is a pretty big deal, really. The Expression tools represent a very new way of looking at application development. It's completely different from the developer-centric world of Visual Studio that we're all used to. Now, designers are going to take a more
prominent role in the development process.
And you should be excited
Yeah, yeah - it might feel like some of your power is being taken away, but the reality is that you're going to be freed from drudge work so that you can focus on what's really important - what your application
The days of having to write a bajillion lines of code to change the way a button looks, for example, are coming to an end. With Expression, you'll be able to just draw what you want.