This two-day course introduces Blend for Visual Studio users to the tools and features they can use to create interactive applications for Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Learn directly from a Microsoft MVP and discover how to build and import assets, as well as how to apply interactivity to these assets. Students work on hands-on projects that include creating applications that include animations, reusable interactive items, video players and more. Best practices are discussed throughout the course, as well as tips on how to integrate Blend successfully with Visual Studio. Contact AGI about this Microsoft Blend training class for Visual Studio or call to speak to a training consultant at 781-404-4078. We run this as a private course, and tailor it to your specific needs with Blend.
Blend for Visual Studio overview
Importing and building assets for your interactive application using Blend
Organizing your Blend project
Adding visual enhancements to your objects
Adding interactivity to objects using Blend
Working with the Visual State Manager in Blend
Adding Video to your project in Blend
Creating reusable items using Blend
Creating a multipage applications using Blend
Integrating C# with Blend for Visual Studio
Working with data in Blend
Element to element binding
We recommend that you have the Microsoft Expression Blend software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it at from the Microsoft web site.
Blend for Visual Studio can be custom instructed to fit your needs. You can choose to learn Blend using XAML, or HTML5, you can also focus the Blend for Visual Studio training on Windows 8 apps or Windows Phone apps.
You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Certified Instructors at AGI.
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AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by Jennifer Smith the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience.