The next page!

Well, the link isn’t QUITE active yet, but if you go to you will see the Overview information for Blend 3, and there’s a link to download the Blend 3 RC. Now, at *THIS* particular moment, it doesn’t seem like it’s up there, but the link on that page should go live very shortly. I’ve…


The longevity of a console

I am very passionate about Blend, there’s no question there. But, I’m also a gamer… both board games and computer (PC/Console) games.I was having a conversation with a good friend yesterday, and the more I think about it, the more I just can’t accept his argument. Please keep in mind that these are *MY* opinions,…


Working with Drawing Brushes

Ok folks, I’ve got a few minutes, and I’ve been seeing some discussion on our internal lists about Drawing Brushes, how to use them, what they’re good for, etc… Sounds like a good time for a Blog post. First off, what is a DrawingBrush? It’s one of the three kinds of TileBrushes that WPF recognizes…

Cre8 and ZAAZ

This is particularly overdue, but now that I’ve been featured on the Expression community site, I really need to get back to posting again :). Last month ago, I got the opportunity to present at the Cre8 summit in Orlando. I gave two presentations, one on Sketchflow in Expression Blend and one on Blend in general….


A Silverlight TextBlock with Tracking? Surely you jest!

Well, I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted… although I’m going to be paying a LOT more attention to this moving forward. I’m hoping though that my first post back will be worth it. We’ve been talking a lot to designers about what they want, and one thing I keep hearing is a…