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

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Chapter 10. Building a Banner Ad for Silverlight 2

As Silverlight becomes more widespread, so will the need to create Web-based advertisements using Silverlight technology. In this chapter, you’ll create an example of a Silverlight-based banner ad that promotes the Blend support site, BlendSupport.com. To see a demonstration of the banner ad, visit the website at www.blendsupport.com/blend2vqs/examples/bannerad.

✓ Tip

  • While the example ad in this chapter uses text and shape graphics, you can substitute any type of artwork or media for those elements. Feel free to experiment with bitmapped graphics such as JPEG or PNG format files.

Creating the Layout

The first part of building an interactive application is to plan the layout of the user interface. ...

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