Magazine article Technology & Learning

Product: Microsoft Expression Studio 2

Magazine article Technology & Learning

Product: Microsoft Expression Studio 2

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www.microsoft.com/expression Price: $110 educational pricing for Expression Studio through CCV Software. Web 2, Blend 2, Media 2, and Encoder 2 can be purchased separately; Design 2 is only available as part of Expression Studio.

DESCRIPTION: A primarily Windows-based suite of high-end Web design tools, including: Expression Web 2 (Web site design and graphical Web page editing); Expression Blend 2 (Interactive WYSIWYG design tool with support for Silverlight, Microsoft's new cross-platform, cross-browser interactive presentation technology plug-in); Expression Design 2 (an illustration application), and more.

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HOW TO USE IN THE CLASSROOM: Suitable for advanced Web design classes in high school.

PROS: The suite of products works together to produce engaging, interactive Web sites. The Expression Web 2 interface not only sports a conventional program menu and button-rich toolbar, it also includes six commonly used Task Panes visible in 4 windows. The graphical editor lets you see how your page will look as you build it, but you can switch to Code view if you want to adjust specifics or go the Split view route to edit in both modes simultaneously. …

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