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Silverlight 2 Unleashed by Laurent Bugnion

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Chapter 4 Expression Blend

In This Chapter

The Expression Studio in Short

Installing Expression Blend

Starting Expression Blend

Setting Options

Creating a New Project

Understanding the Panels

Looking at the Files

Executing in the Web Browser

Working with Shapes

Using the Properties Panel

Using the Color Picker

Creating a 3D Border Effect Using RadialGradientBrush

Resetting Properties to Their Default Value

Composing the Elements Hierarchy

Together with the new framework come new tools: The Microsoft Expression Studio. This new line of tools is primarily aimed at graphics designers. In fact, Microsoft didn’t think that developers would be interested in them, and for some time didn’t even market them for developers. Thankfully, after some rather ...

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