Posts Tagged ‘expression’

Expression 2 is out

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

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Microsoft released the Expression 2.0  suite of products today.  I’ve been using expression since last year and religiously updating whenever a new beta or preview version of any of the applications as they were released.  At first I wasn’t a big fan of the tools, therapist but over time I’ve really come to enjoy them and they have become my default tools to use for web and Silverlight development.  Combined with Visual Studio 2008 it all becomes a powerful environment.   Now that I’m learning how to develop and design in WPF I’m using Blend all the time to put together my UI objects.

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Mix 2008

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Forward Track

ForwardTrack is a new system created by Eyebeam R&D (redeveloped with the assist from Stamen Design) designed to promote on-line activism. The system tracks and maps the diffusion of email forwards, prosthetic political calls-to-action, order and online petitions. It can trace email forwards, ed map the impact of blogs, and facilitate web-based sign-ups and social networking. Our goal is to help people understand decentralized networks and see the power of “6 degrees of separation.” ForwardTrack technology helps prove that one person can make a difference.

I’m downloading and installing now. I’ll see if I can get something up and running soon to test. As you can see I’m rather excited about this.

Forward Track

ForwardTrack is a new system created by Eyebeam R&D (redeveloped with the assist from Stamen Design) designed to promote on-line activism. The system tracks and maps the diffusion of email forwards, prosthetic political calls-to-action, order and online petitions. It can trace email forwards, ed map the impact of blogs, and facilitate web-based sign-ups and social networking. Our goal is to help people understand decentralized networks and see the power of “6 degrees of separation.” ForwardTrack technology helps prove that one person can make a difference.

I’m downloading and installing now. I’ll see if I can get something up and running soon to test. As you can see I’m rather excited about this.

Forward Track

ForwardTrack is a new system created by Eyebeam R&D (redeveloped with the assist from Stamen Design) designed to promote on-line activism. The system tracks and maps the diffusion of email forwards, prosthetic political calls-to-action, order and online petitions. It can trace email forwards, ed map the impact of blogs, and facilitate web-based sign-ups and social networking. Our goal is to help people understand decentralized networks and see the power of “6 degrees of separation.” ForwardTrack technology helps prove that one person can make a difference.

I’m downloading and installing now. I’ll see if I can get something up and running soon to test. As you can see I’m rather excited about this.

Mix 2008I’ll be on a panel at this year’s Mix event, tadalafil talking about workflow and process and such. It’s a pretty talented group of people and should make for a good time.

Making it Simple: Designer/Developer Workflow
Speakers: Marcelo Marer (Avenue A Razorfish), ambulance Ken Azuma (Second Factory), Robby Ingebretsen (Identity Mine), Ryan Lane (Wunderman), Mark Ligameri (frog design), Robert Tuttle (frog design)
Audience: Creative
Session Type: Panel
How do you combine a designer’s vision with the requirements of productive software? Left brain/Right brain workflow is a sophisticated problem that impacts us all but has no easy answers. Industry experts will share their learnings and invite you to join in on a lively discussion about the merits and costs of different approaches.