This is Expression Web 3

Expression Web 3 is now available for trial download directly from Microsoft. Click here to join in on the fun! It’s no secret that I’ve been playing around with various pre-beta and beta versions of version three of Microsoft Expression Web for the last few months, all in preparation for the release of my new…

Get Microsoft Expression Products 50% off for the Holidays!

Just before the Holidays this dropped into my inbox. It’s a great deal made even better by the fact that the Microsoft Expression line is already competitively priced. Add to that the great review Expression Web 2 got form PCMag.com and you have the perfect last-minute or belated gift for yourself or the web designer…

NaturesCarpet.com – 2nd Expression project live to the world

Finally, after weeks of designs and redesigns my second Expression-only project went live to the world last week. The site – for Vancouver based carpet retailer Colin Campbell & Sons’ new line called Nature’s Carpet – was entirely designed and coded using Expression Design and Expression Web (apart from the tacky Flash intro which was…

Video Tutorial: Editing and Uploading the Zufall Side Buttons

Click here for a full screen version of this video. Here (finally) is my second video in the Zufall series. It was meant to be a walk-through of the implementation process but then I ran across a small problem and decided to make a video about how I fixed it instead. Zufall part II about…

Silverlight Posting Issues – Solved

I encountered some weird problems trying to post Silverligth content in my blog and I can’t find anyone outside of blogs.msdn.com who have done it. My problem seems to arise from a combination of complicated scripts from Microsoft and bad parsing from WordPress not paying attention to the code I was posting. Read on to…

iZufall Project – From Concept to Design using Expression Design

It took way too long but now it’s here: My first video tutorial covering the overall design process of the iZufall.com website using Microsoft Expression Design. In the video I cover the overall design idea, how to import vectorized graphics form Adobe Illustrator and some other neat little things in the program. Staying true to…

Posting a Silverlight Application – Major Headache

As I promised I’ve made an in-depth video tutorial on how I created the iZufall.com website using Microsoft Expression Design. The video itself was easy enough to make but I spent several hours today trying to conform it to the stats required to be able to upload it to the Silverlight Streaming Server. Turns out…

Zufall is Live! First project using only Microsoft Expression Suite is on line

When I promised Microsoft I was going to use their new Expression Suite exclusively when designing my next project I wasn’t really sure what I was getting myself into. A colleague put it quite bluntly: “Are you a masochist?” I don’t think so and after finishing the Zufall project I have to say my early…

Microsoft listens – and the future looks bright(er)

I’ve been swamped trying to finish the Zufall project and the final project launch is only days away (Sunday to be exact) so I haven’t really had time to post my anything here in a while. But that’s going to change! Qixing from Microsoft took the time to meet with me today and go over…