| About The BookThe smart way to learn Microsoft® Expression® Blend 4 -- one step at a time! Build exactly the skills you need by working at your own pace through easy-to-follow lessons and skill-building exercises. |
Teach yourself how to use Microsoft® Expression Blend® 4, the professional tool for designing graphical user interfaces (UI) for Silverlight Web and desktop applications. With STEP BY STEP, you set the pace building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them!
Learn how to use the tools and features in the Blend IDE
Use SketchFlow to design a UI prototype, including interactive elements
Create reusable styles or skins with common Silverlight 4 controls
Implement interactive elements without using code
Explore the process of designer/developer collaboration with Expression Blend
Learn how to use the basics of XAML and C# efficiently
Take advantage of the design tools in Expression Design
Your Step by Step digital content includes:
Files for building skills and practicing the book's lessons
Screencasts to show you exactly how to accomplish tasks
Fully searchable eBook
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