Brief walkthrough on using Blend to style a WPF application originally created with VS 2008 Cider designer; see how you can seamlessly go back and forth between the two tools to get the best out of a developer (intellisense, code wiring, etc.) and designer
( styling, templating) tools for…
Lots of developers are building XAML-based applications today. Be it WPF, Silverlight or Windows Phone 7, I have seen a lot of people struggle with certain tasks in Visual Studio that would be much easier if undertaken in Expression Blend. Blend seems to be somewhat intimidating to developers,…
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Leverage your existing SVG assets in Expression Design to produce XAML elements for WPF and/or Silverlight applications. This screencast demonstrates converting SVG files to XAML using Expression Design and consuming them in a Silverlight application.
Frank La Vigne demonstrates how he is using CC licensed
SVG files from Wikipedia in his Silverlight and WPF applications. To spoil the ending for you the secret ingrediant in this case is
Mike Swanson's excellent AI to XAML plug-in.
Als ich in Redmond war, habe ich mit Christian Schormann gesprochen. Christian ist Deutscher und arbeitet bei Microsoft Corp in Redmond als Director of Program Management für Expression.
Christian interessiert sich für Interactive-Storytelling und bessere User-Experiences. In seiner…
Josh Holmes caught up with team from Yahoo! that's working on the
Yahoo! Messenger Application for Vista. We talked a lot about the new feature set that went live yesterday (including an easter egg...) and how the process of developing a WPF application with Developer and Designers
file with the animation.
In this first of a five-part series, you'll see how to use the drawing tools in Blend to unite and divide geometries so as to create a chicken. Covers concepts like the path tool, path combining, fills and strokes.
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a tutorial that provides a basic overview of how to write a simple application that supports dropping of files into it. The tutorial is based on Blend 3 and the source
code is included.