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Microsoft Expression Learning Resources

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Tutorial Series

These tutorials lead you through a structured, step-by-step learning process to build skills and knowledge.

Blend + SketchFlow

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Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone
Take your ideas from concept to completed applications quickly and easily with Expression Blend 4 for Windows Phone.
SketchFlow
This informative video is the first in our SketchFlow series. It covers the SketchFlow Map, SketchFlow Player and the Feedback options.
Introduction to SketchFlow, a feature of Expression Studio Ultimate
A quick overview of SketchFlow, a feature of Expression Studio Ultimate for rapidly prototyping application flow and interfaces.
Expression Blend Webcasts
Join top designers as they show how they created next generation experiences using Expression Blend and Expression Design.
Expression Blend: Texture Mapping
In this tutorial, we'll use an Image Brush to apply a texture, and we'll work with Alpha Channels to make the texture jump out a bit more.

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Web and SuperPreview

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HTML Integration and Publishing
These two tutorials will give you a short introduction in how to integrate a Silverlight into your website
Seadragon Ajax API Reference
Full overview of the Seadragon Ajax APIs
Using the Seadragon Ajax API
Seadragon Ajax is a Deep Zoom viewing library implemented in pure JavaScript.
Creating Content: Seadragon Ajax
Deep Zoom Composer is a free tool that allows you to import your source images, graphically arrange them into a composition and export them into a Seadragon image or collection
Creating a Standards-Based Website
Get creative in Expression Web 1 now! Download this hands-on lab and start building a standards-based website immediately.

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Design

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Expression Design: How to Import and Affect Image Fills
Learn to create image fills in Expression Design
Expression Design: Using Transparency
How to Affect the Opacity of Objects
Expression Design: Creating and Manipulating Gradients
Creating the Appearance of Metal Using Gradients
Expression Design: Using the Pen Tool
How to Affect the Opacity of Objects.
Expression Design: How to Put Text on a Path
Learn to create text on a path in Microsoft Expression Design.

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Encoder

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Creating, Editing, and Incorporating Video into a Silverlight Project with Expression Encoder
By the end of these tutorials you'll have learnt how you can use Silverlight to deliver compelling, high quality video on the web.
Determining Compression Settings Using A/B Compare for Multiple Profiles in Expression Encoder
Learn how to use A/B Compare mode for determining appropriate compression settings for Expression Encoder.
Editing Using Cuts in Expression Encoder
Learn how to use the new edit features, including Cuts, in Expression Encoder.
Encode a Video from the Command Line
In this video, Todd Miranda demonstrates how to encode a video from the command line.
Use A/B Compare Mode in Expression Encoder
In this video, Todd Miranda demonstrates how to use A/B Compare mode.

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