Microsoft Expression Blend Unleashed

Microsoft Expression Blend Unleashed

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Microsoft Expression Blend Unleashed is about learning a new tool for designers, but also learning a new mindset for developers. Expression Blend enables the delivery of rich interactive applications, for the web as well as the desktop, allowing you to take graphical assets and blend them with functional .NET code through the power of XAML and the WPF platform. Microsoft Expression Blend Unleashed also features a C# Primer, introducing designers to the .NET Framework. .NET allows the reader to extend the functionality of many of the WPF elements used in Expression Blend. The most important concept for the reader to grasp is that Blend and Visual Studio together are about facilitating the kind of user experience everyone wants from the applications they use. This book will give you the skill set whether you are a designer or developer; from there, you just need to use a little imagination. Detailed information on how toa€b Design and develop WPF applications Use Blenda€™s animation workflows Design and implement WPF template types Create and manage Resource Dictionaries Master WPF Style templates Handle control events Understand advanced control properties in XAML/Blend/C# Create customized controls through inheritance Understand the fundamentals of XAML-based design and development Implement effective XML, CLR Data binding, and XAML template binding Extend XAML functionality with C# code Implement video and audio in your applications Use Blend as part of your designer/developer workflowObject: Each of the levels are shown this way to enforce the fact that each level inherits from the previous level. ... is available, many of the most desirable attributes of a control (such as templates or a proper content model for children) are left up to you to implement. This level ... When inheriting a control (such as a Button or Grid, for example), you modify the functionality in the code-behind files and as per.

Title:Microsoft Expression Blend Unleashed
Author:Brennon Williams
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2008-06-03


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