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Microsoft Expression

Microsoft has discontinued the Expression product family (Expression Design and Expression Web including Expression Studio).The entire suite, is being phased out, though customers will receive mainstream support until 2015. With extended support "officially" ends in 2020.Both, the Expression Design 4 and Expression Web 4 begin phased are now available for free download and "is no […]

Microsoft WebsiteSpark, now offering members "one year of free Windows Azure - up to $1,400 in annual savings" enabling, members design, develop and deploy their sites in the cloud with Windows Azure.For those not aware, "WebsiteSpark is a program for small web development and design companies launched today provides web designers and developers a jump-start […]

Microsoft Advertising SDK Release Preview available today builds on the investments made in the Technical Preview in December last year, and the Consumer Preview in February with a continued focus on developer and consumer experiences."Amongst other improvements and bug fixes this release includes drag and drop support for both Visual Studio 11 and Expression Blend […]

Microsoft Expression Encoder 4 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) is now available for download through the Microsoft Download Center."Expression Encoder is an advanced audio/video-encoding and live-broadcasting application especially suited for generating content that takes full advantage of the rich graphic and interactive capability of Microsoft Silverlight playback scenarios," stated Microsoft."You can also generate Windows Media […]

In this sample-filled presentation of developing applications for Windows Phone, Maarten Struys, explains when to use Microsoft Expression Blend and when to use Microsoft Visual Studio."You'll learn how both tools operate together to create captivating applications for WP. You'll also learn how to use the emulator to test applications, including location awareness," said Larry Lieberman […]

Developing applications for Windows Phone is efficient and easy, thanks to an excellent suite of development and design tools. In this sample-filled presentation, Maarten Struys, (Maarten with two 'a's), explains when to use Microsoft Expression Blend and when to use Visual Studio.You will learn how both tools operate together to create captivating applications for Windows […]

At the Anaheim, California, BUILD conference, Steven Sinofsky unveiled Visual Studio 11 Express for Windows 8 "Developer Preview". Whether your skills center around HTML and JavaScript or around C#, Visual Basic, or C++, Windows 8 and Visual Studio 11 represent exciting opportunities."One of the most notable advances in these Windows and Visual Studio releases is […]

In this episode, Corrina continues the Design Tips miniseries by sharing her insights on how to use wireframes to improve the design and development process for Windows Phone applications. She walks through why wireframeing is an important part of the process of creating a WP7 application.Corrina talks about the advantages of using wireframing and walks […]

Microsoft is offering Windows Phone developers a free two day online training course hosted by two Windows Phone MVPs, designed to offer training to those devs looking to create applications and games working on the next generation of the software giant's mobile platform."Mango is an important leap forward in Microsoft's overall mobile strategy and the […]