New MIX website developed with Expression Web

The MIX website at http://www.visitmix.com was recently redeployed and was developed with, but of course, Expression Web. Here’s a random image that I love ( and don’t understand ) from the website: But enough of that silliness, here’s the official announcement: Today we are announcing an update to MIX Online at visitmix.com. MIX Online is…


Free BETA version of Microsoft Web Platform Installer

Microsoft has released a free BETA version of the Web Platform Installer which corrals together all the free components you need for developing web applications on Windows Vista. To download the installer, go here: http://www.microsoft.com/web/channel/products/WebPlatformInstaller.aspx . The first screen of the BETA installer lets you select Complete, ASP.NET Developer, or Your Choice: If you select…


Your Ted Spread

Erik Saltwell, Group Program Manager for Expression Web, used Expression Web 2 to build a Google gadget that displays the “Ted spread”:  http://www.google.com/ig/directory?q=TED+spread&hl=en&root=%2Fig&dpos=top The money blog on the NPR website has blogged about it: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2008/10/your_own_ted_spread_reader.html What’s the Ted spread? Erik explained it to me this morning but you’re really better off reading about it here:…

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Migrating from Microsoft FrontPage to Microsoft Expression Web – Part1

Updating your site with standards-compliant HTML FrontPage helped bring WYSIWYG publishing to the World Wide Web. Since those early beginnings, however, the web has changed; countless new technologies have emerged, evolved, and slipped into obscurity. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has led the way in defining the web’s technological common ground, referred to as…

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Simplifying your PHP applications – RIA Development Center

The RIA Development Center website (sponsored by Microsoft) just published a detailed review of the PHP features in version 2 of Expression Web, including the built-in development server for previewing your PHP pages in any browser, previewing PHP includes in the design surface of Expression Web, byte order mark preferences, PHP IntelliSense (auto complete features…