Chapter 1. Expression Blend 4 Overview
In This Chapter
• Who should use Expression Blend 4?
• The growth of Silverlight
• HTML5 and how it may affect XAML
• Project Jupiter and the future of Expression Blend
In this chapter, you will be quickly taken through some of the high-level concepts of Blend as a tool and be introduced to what is new in Expression Blend 4.
As you may have heard, there are currently several rumors surrounding the longevity of platforms such as Silverlight and WPF. Understanding a brief history of the platforms that Expression Blend supports will open you up to the future directions and changes that need to be made and why Expression Blend will play a pivotal role alongside the changing ...