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Expression Studio 4 Community Launch Event
Event On June 7th Expression Studio 4 will be launched at the Internet Week in New York. One day later, on June 8th, the Dutch Silverlight and Expression User Group SIXIN organizes the Dutch Community Launch in collaboration with Microsoft and Centric at Centric's office in IJsselstein. To celebrate the 4 Expression release we have two interesting speakers. In addition, we give three packages Expression Studio and more great gifts away. Program The preliminary program for the evening is as follows: ......

Posted On Friday, May 28, 2010 4:04 PM

Silverlight and Expression Insiders
A few months ago I received an email from Rob Houweling explaining his ideas for a new Dutch usergroup, focused on Silverlight, Expression Design and Expression Blend. I’ve had been playing with the idea of a Silverlight usergroup myself at the time, so I didn’t have to think very long about joining. After meeting and numerous emails between six silverlight enthusiasts(Rob Houweling, Mark Monster, Koen Zwikstra, Antoni Dol, Eric van den Hoek and me, Timmy Kokke) the plans are worked out and it’s ......

Posted On Monday, November 2, 2009 3:08 PM

Twirling smoke effect in Expression Design
For a long time I’ve been wondering how to create a smoke effect like used in the Silverlight Logo for example. There are some techniques to render smoke by using 3D modeling software. But creating this effect in a tool like Expression Design is easier than it looks. Below is an example of what the end result might look like. After opening expression Design start by creating a new document.The size of the document isn’t very important as long as you have a bit of space to play with some paths, so ......

Posted On Friday, October 16, 2009 11:45 PM

Retro-lines in Expression Design
Today I would like to show you how to create lines like above in Expression Design. After opening Expression Design, start by creating a new .design document. Now, zoom in a bit to the upper left corner of the document. Draw a small rectangle and give it some easy numbers. Move the rectangle to 10, 10 and change it width and height to 10 too. Change the stroke of the rectangle to none, and change the fill color to black. Copy the black rectangle and move it to position 10,20. Change its color to ......

Posted On Saturday, October 3, 2009 11:15 AM

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