In This Chapter
Finding resources and utilities to increase your productivity
Writing applications with accessibility and worldwide users in mind
Putting handy shortcuts to good use
Debugging Silverlight applications
Designing large Silverlight applications
You can find out a lot more about Silverlight than we have space to cover in this book — and it's free on the Internet. The best place to start is at
www.silverlight.net. This site contains blogs, video tutorials, community samples, forums, and much, much more.
The site also contains links to download all the software you need to get started with Silverlight. Other sites worth investigating are
In addition to using a series of mouse clicks to perform an action in Expression Blend, you can also use keyboard shortcuts to speed up your work. Table 16-1 shows the top ten keyboard shortcuts that you will find useful.
Table 16.1. Expression Blend Keyboard Shortcuts
Hide all other panels and show only the Artboard
Run the application
Switch from one workspace to another
Toggle the Artboard between Design, XAML, and Split views
Create a copy of the selected object
Zoom the Artboard in and out
Pan the Artboard
Fit the Artboard onto the screen
Zoom to actual size (100%)
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