Register now for MIX 09 which presents a slew of sessions on working with Expression programs, including:
Microsoft Expression Web: No Platform Left Behind
Steve Guttman, Expression Web PRINCIPAL PRODUCT UNIT MANAGER
Come learn how to use Expression Web to build resilient standards-based sites for use across a wide range of browsers and platforms. Hear about the current version of Expression Web and also some sneak peeks at future work that will make creating great sites even easier for designers. With a focus on workflow, you will also see how well Expression Web integrates with ASP.NET and PHP.
Web Form Design
Come hear key considerations and best practices for Web form design based on international usability testing, eye-tracking studies, and over ten years of designing Web applications. Learn how the interaction and visual design of Web forms can make the difference between acquiring a customer and completing a transaction or not.
From Concept to Production: Design Workflow with Microsoft Expression Studio – Christian Schormann
Learn successful workflow models between designers and developers using Microsoft Expression Web, Blend, Design and Encoder. This session specifically focuses on creating rich Internet applications with Silverlight, and shows how the next generation of the Expression suite will make the design workflow faster, easier and richer. Explore how developers and designers can integrate and divide production tasks in a meaningful and harmonious way.
Go Deep with Microsoft Silverlight Controls
Learn how to encapsulate structure, animation, and logic inside custom controls that handle theming, layout, validation, and data binding. Using Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft Expression Blend, explore advanced design, coding, debugging, and testing techniques for building components that work interchangeably in Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF).
Improving UX through Application Lifecycle Management – Chris Bernard
Learn how you can leverage Microsoft Expression and Microsoft Visual Studio Team System to improve your overall application lifecycle, decrease your time to market, and ultimately raise the quality of your applications.
Integrating Microsoft Expression Blend with Adobe Creative Suite -Joanna Mason
Explore how Expression Blend integrates with the design tools from Adobe’s Creative Suite. Learn how to use content from Photoshop and Illustrator to efficiently create Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Microsoft Silverlight-based applications, and see a range of useful tips and tricks from one of the core Expression Blend team members.
Optimizing Performance for Microsoft Expression Encoder – James Clarke
See demonstrations of how to fine tune your media for best encoding and Microsoft Silverlight playback performance. Learn encoding best practices to make sure your video playback is as fast and smooth as possible.
The Future of Microsoft Expression Blend – Douglas Olson
Hear about the future plans for Expression Blend. See how Expression Blend improves the productivity of visual designers, providing better access to data and enhanced tools for interactivity. Learn how designers can be deeply engaged and remain in control of the creative decisions while enjoying improved collaboration with developers throughout the project lifecycle.
Visual Design with Microsoft Expression Blend – Celso Gomes
Come learn how to use the XAML graphics features of Expression Blend to create impactful visual content. See how amazing, functional user interfaces can be created without code using a range of powerful features in Expression Blend.
What’s New in Microsoft Silverlight 3
Hear about some of the new experience-oriented Silverlight 3 features, and see how to build applications for Silverlight 3 using Microsoft Expression Blend and Microsoft Visual Studio.
And much much more.