Toolshed Tooltip #16 - Expression Blend 2 Video, Animation and VS Integration Basics

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See how Expression Blend 2 makes like easier as a developer and a designer for Silverlight and WPF applications by building XAML in a WSYIWIG editor. We will cover the basics of creating Silverlight 2 project with a web page displaying a video and animating it. Finally, we will show how Visual Studio is integrated for code behind event handlers.

What is it?
Mix design elements such as video, vector art, high quality text, animation, pixel images, and 3D content with a full toolbox of advanced controls and containers to create engaging, cinematic user interfaces.

Download Site: www.microsoft.com/expression

Example Problem(s) it solves:
XAML code generation

Installation Notes:
Install Expression Blend 2 SP1 in addition to Visual Studio 2008 SP1 for Silverlight 2.0 support.

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