Microsoft Expression Blend 2 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide [NOOK Book]

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This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version.

This task-based, visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users how to create streamlined, innovative and just plain beautiful applications with Microsoft's new application development tool . Design expert and author Robert Reinhardt takes readers step-by-step through the features and tools, and shows ...
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Microsoft Expression Blend 2 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Overview

This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version.

This task-based, visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users how to create streamlined, innovative and just plain beautiful applications with Microsoft's new application development tool . Design expert and author Robert Reinhardt takes readers step-by-step through the features and tools, and shows them how they can use Microsoft Expression Blend to create engaging, cinematic user interfaces with a rich design environment that combines multiple media elements including vectors, pixel images, 3D content, video and audio, high quality text, and animation. Whether learning the application from start or looking for specific task-based answers, Microsoft Expression Blend for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, provides designers and application developers with exactly the information they need.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132104388
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 4/30/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author

Robert Reinhardt is co-principal of [theMAKERS], a multimedia company based in Los Angeles. He has developed multimedia courses for educational facilities in Canada and the United States, has presented on Flash at Flashforward SF and NYC, FITC in Toronto, Flashbelt in Minneapolis, and SIGGRAPH. Robert has written all of the Flash Bibles, starting with the Flash 4 Bible up to the current Flash MX 2004 Bible, Wiley Press (lead author); all of the Flash ActionScript Bibles, Wiley Press (lead author); Macromedia MX: Building Rich Internet Applications, Macromedia Press (lead author); and Programming Flash Communication Server, O'Reilly (co-author).
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1 Getting Started
Chapter 2 Creating Artwork and Text
Chapter 3 Modifying Graphics
Chapter 4 Working with Graphic Layouts and Groups
Chapter 5 Working with Resources
Chapter 6 Creating Basic Animations
Chapter 7 Working with Images, Video, and Audio
Chapter 8 Styling and Templates
Chapter 9 Data and Triggers
Chapter 10 Building a Banner Ad for Silverlight 2
Chapter 11 Creating a Video Player in Silverlight
Chapter 12 Browsing Desktop Images with WPF
Index

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