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Must have Expression Add-ins

February 11, 2009

Josh Holmes recently posted a list of Three Essential Expression Add-ins.  I didn’t even know there were such things, although I can’t say I’m surprised.  One of the Add-ins is XAML Intellisense for Blend, which I was recenlty told by a friend is supposed to be part of Blend 3.  Another one is called “Colorful Expression”, which provides access to Color Swatches available on the Internet.  I don’t know if they have it yet, but wouldn’t it be great to be able to export an entire swatch to a Resource Dictionary?

Apparently the Blend Add-in utility is not very user friendly, something I hope changes with Blend 3, but Josh does a great job of walking us through the nasty bits.  I can’t wait to try it myself.

— Hat tip to @adkinn on Twitter for posting this link.

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