Expression Blend Behaviors

By Andrew Gardner

In the final installment of his Microsoft Expression Blend tutorial trilogy, Expression Blend Behaviors, user experience maestro Shane Morris caps off the prototype that he showed us how to build in part one, and the Silverlight 3 application from part two, with some storyboard and animation creation.

After briefly touching on the latest Microsoft news from the recent MIX Conference in Las Vegas, Shane jumps right back into showing us how to add data to the application we built last time. Next up is managing animation, which can be handled with XAML through Blend’s storyboard tool.

Microsoft Expression BlendBy the end of the tutorial you’ll be able to trigger animation with Behaviors, which means making the storyboard play every time the user selects a new project from the master list, for example.

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