Chapter 11. Mastering Expression Blend

IN THIS CHAPTER, WE WILL:

• Understand what Expression Blend is and why using it is necessary sometimes.

• See how an application can be made “blendable,” that is, how it can be developed to improve the experience in Expression Blend to the maximum.

• Talk about design time data and why it is important to improve the designer-developer workflow.

• Use and implement Blend Triggers, Actions and Behaviors.

In Chapter 10, “Creating Resources, Styles, and Templates,” you saw how Expression Blend can be used to visually design styles and templates applied to controls and to manage resources. Blend is a fantastic visual tool, very different from the Visual Studio designer experience that “classic” application ...

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