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Pro Expression Blend 4 by Andrew Troelsen

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Chapter 8. Prototyping with SketchFlow

The Ultimate edition of Expression Studio ships with a component of the Blend IDE that is called SketchFlow. This aspect of Blend allows you to generate interactive prototypes for WPF- and Silverlight-based projects. This chapter begins with a brief introduction to the role of prototypes in the context of a software development life cycle. You then will learn the key aspects of designing with SketchFlow by dissecting an Expression Blend sample application.

The reminder of this chapter will walk you through the process of creating a working prototype for a typical online shopping application using Silverlight.[76] You will learn how to work with various SketchFlow-specific tools (such as the Map panel), see ...

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