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  • Blog Post: Limited Time: 30% Discount on Expression Studio 3

    Hi everyone, For a limited time, there is a 30% discount on all Microsoft Expression 3 products (Microsoft Expression Studio + Expression Web, both full and upgrade versions) through the Microsoft Online Store for US-based customers: No promo code required at all – just go to the store and add to the...
  • Blog Post: Expression Studio 3 LAUNCHED TODAY!

    Today we announced the official launch of Expression® Studio 3 , a suite of professional design tools for creating Rich Internet Applications. This announcement comes shortly after the July 10th Silverlight 3 launch and the availability of the release candidate for Expression Blend 3 + SketchFlow. It...
  • Blog Post: Meet Members of the Expression Blend, Design, and DZC Teams at Mix 09!

    Mix 09 this year is going to be pretty interesting – especially if you are an Expression Blend aficionado. You can see the full session information for all Expression Sessions here: https://content.visitmix.com/2009/sessions/?categories=Expression The following are just the Expression Blend sessions...
  • Blog Post: Meet Members of the Blend and Design Teams at MIX

    As many of you know, MIX is Microsoft’s design-focused conference held in Las Vegas near the beginning of each year. Last year, the focus was all about Silverlight 2. Looking through the list of sessions posted so far , the buzz seems to be around Silverlight 3. A group of us from the Expression Blend...
  • Blog Post: Cutting Shapes in Expression Blend

    Currently, Expression Blend does not have a scissor tool which allows you to cut shapes like you can in Expression Design. Instead, what you do have are geometric operations that allow you to not only achieve a similar result as “cutting a shape” but also do much more. Christian Schormann wrote a nice...
  • Blog Post: Expression Blend 2 and Expression Design 2 Released!

    In case you missed our announcements and 3rd party coverage , we shipped Expression Studio 2 yesterday! You can download trial versions of all our applications by visiting our Downloads Page ! This post will focus more on Expression Blend and Design, and since Expression Blend ships in its own box as...
  • Blog Post: Creating your Own Vista "Chrome" Style Button

    In this blog post I’d like to show a way to create your own “chrome” like button template that can be easily modified and used over and over again using Expression Design.  This post is targeted for the absolute beginner, so if you've never tried using Expression Design before...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 2.0, Sprawl, and a Dash of Snoop!

    Last week, the plans for Silverlight 2.0 were announced with a number of features that can be expected including layout, databinding, controls and templating. On the Blend team we’re extremely excited about the features arriving in Silverlight 2.0 and are very busy building some excellent tooling...
  • Blog Post: Game Graphics Created in Expression Design

    Today I wanted to share some game prototyping graphics created in Expression Design.   These are useful for would-be game developers who happen to be missing a set of quality graphics and/or people who want sample files that can help them understand basic vector drawing techniques. For example...
  • Blog Post: Creating a Vista Style Button Template

    Vista UI designs for buttons have a very distinct look. With the gradient and shine effects that compose this style it would be useful to be able to create buttons with this style and provide an easy way to change just the base background color so that you can create different colored buttons such as...
  • Blog Post: Creating a Vista Style Button Template Tutorial

    A new tutorial by Rick Engle shows you how to create a Vista-style button template using Expression Design. Be sure to check it out by clicking here !
  • Blog Post: Glassy Feed Buttons in Expression Design

    Annie Ford explains how to create glassy buttons in Design. Click here to read more about it!
  • Blog Post: New version of the Expression Design December CTP is available

    An updated version of the Expression Design December CTP is now available that no longer expires at the beginning of 2007. This should let you start testing again with hopefully a minimal interruption. The team appreciates all the great feedback we've been hearing and many of us have taken to reading...
  • Blog Post: Fix coming for Expression Design December CTP shutdown issue

    Expression Design Users, If you have tried to use Expression Design after December 31st, 2006 you have no doubt found that the product is not working. This was caused by an unfortunate time-related bug in the code that somehow escaped our rigorous testing. I very much regret that this has happened...
  • Blog Post: Expression Design -- New name, new UI

    Expression Design is a vector based graphics design tool that is part of Expression Studio. It is targeted at graphic designers who need to build visual assets for new WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) applications. The goal of Exrpession Design is to bring artists into the process of building great...
  • Blog Post: Expression Blend goes Beta, Big Changes to Expression Design CTP

    Today we are going public with beta 1 of Expression Blend, and a new CTP for Expression Design. Before you ask – these are the new product names for what previously was known as Expression Interactive Designer and Expression Graphic Designer. Much more importantly, these new versions are not just...
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