Chapter 1. Expression Blend 4 Overview

In This Chapter

Who should use Expression Blend 4?

What’s new in 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 ...

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