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Microsoft Expression Blend 2 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Robert Reinhardt, Corey Schuman

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

Microsoft Expression Blend 2 includes several panels and project features that you should understand before you dive into the creation of Blend-based projects. In this chapter, you’ll create a project and control the layout of panels. You’ll also become familiar with the elements of Blend projects, including project folders and the default files required to produce a Silverlight or WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) application.

Creating a Project

Microsoft Expression Blend organizes files into a single project folder that enables you to efficiently manage all your working files and references. When you create a project, Blend builds folders for References, Properties, and a default XAML (Extensible Application Markup ...

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