Expression Blend Sessions at MIX10

If you haven’t had a chance to check out the sessions from MIX10 that showcased Expression Blend 4, the links below should help you out: Authoring for Windows Phone, Silverlight 4 and WPF 4 with Expression Blend by Christian Schormann and Pete Blois   Dynamic Layout and Transitions for Microsoft Silverlight 4 with Microsoft Expression…


Dynamic Layout and Transitions in Expression Blend 4

Click here to watch Kenny’s MIX 2010 session that covers a lot of the topics that you see in this post. – Kirupa In Expression Blend, we’ve been thinking for a loooong time about how to make it ever easier to create great animated visual effects quickly on top of the Silverlight and WPF runtimes….


Using Custom Value Editors for Behaviors

Ok, Jeff Kelly is back with Part IV of his coverage on behaviors-related topics. This one talks about some of the built-in value editors we provide to make it easier for your users to use behaviors that you create – Kirupa In Expression Blend 3, we’ve provided a number of custom ValueEditors in the property…


Blend 3 Samples Deconstructed

In my previous post, I mentioned that most of the samples from previous versions of Expression Blend have been uploaded to our gallery. One thing that is common with all of the samples is that Celso Gomes had a hand in making them. Recently, Celso started deconstructing how many of the samples work at his…


The States Pane and WPF Controls

Last October I described how to use the States pane in a WPF project with Blend 2 Service Pack 1. Things are even simpler with Expression Blend 3 so in this post I’ll remind you how to use the States pane with WPF controls. As you may know, when you create a template for a…


Expression Blend 3 – Secrets of Working With Data

Evgeny is back with a great blog post describing some cool features related to the new Sample Data feature we introduced in Expression Blend 3. Visit his blog post to go read it:!6054141F335D00D3!130.entry Cheers! Kirupa 🙂

Overview of New Features in Expression Blend 3 + SketchFlow: Part III

Hi everyone, Continuing the overview of all the new features we introduced in Expression Blend 3, this post wraps up our trilogy by looking at more features that fall under Workflow, Code Editing, and Extensibility. Of course, if you missed the earlier posts, be sure to catch up on Part I and Part II as…


Overview of New Features in Expression Blend 3 + SketchFlow: Part 1

As you all have probably seen by now, we released the release candidate of Expression Blend 3 + SketchFlow to coincide with the release of Silverlight 3 today. The previous post was just a short one letting you know about the release and where to download everything from. In this post, let’s actually go over…


Instead of Telling What We are Working On…Here is a Screenshot Instead!

It’s been a while since we released a preview of Expression Blend 3 at MIX. We’ve been working pretty hard on continuing our work on Blend 3, but we haven’t really shared what exactly we are working on. Instead of detailing what we are doing, I figure I will just post a screenshot of what…


Three Posts on Blend 3’s Photoshop Import Functionality

Hi everyone, There are three really good posts on Janete Perez’s blog that covers the PhotoShop Import functionality found in the Blend 3 preview. Go check them out: Introduction to Importing Photoshop Files, Photoshop Import- Supported Features, and Photoshop Import – Merging Layers. Cheers! Kirupa =)