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Microsoft® Expression®

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  • User Experience

  • Expression Web

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Design HappensUser Experience

“Questions about whether design is necessary or

affordable are quite beside the point: design is inevitable. The alternative to good design is bad design, not no design at all.”

—Douglas Martin

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Consumer Goods?

Windows Vista

Office 2007

ROI of UX in software applications?

Measuring UX ROI

(end user behaviors / benefits)








Repeat Use

Ease of Use

Learn ability




Optimized form factors

Legibility / Readability

Relevance / Contextualization


Graphics & Media

Data Visualization

Higher Fidelity Information



Hardware & Printing Integration

Does it Matter?User Experience

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MSN Photos

Photo Site with ASP.NET “Atlas”

Microsoft Max


North Face Web

North Face Web Richer

North Face Experience


Degrees of User ExperienceUser Experience

Ubiquitous, Cross-Platform, Browser Based




Degrees of User Experience


Less latency

Greater interactivity

Better information design

Greater performance

Superior richness

Full platform integration


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Microsoft Expression

A professional design tool to createsophisticated standards-based Websites which deliver compelling user experiences.

A professional illustration, painting, and graphic designtool to create compelling designsfor on-screen, web, and application user interfaces.

A professional design tool to create engaging, rich user interfaces for desktop applications and the web which deliver next generation user experiences on Windows Vista.

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Standards SupportExpression Web

  • By default, Expression Web writes HTML in XHTML 1.0 Transitional and uses version 2.1 of CSS

  • Support for quirks based rendering if a doctype is unrecognized, in addition to browser specific schemas

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InstallationExpression Web

  • Install Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 before installing Expression Web Beta 1.

  • Uninstall all Microsoft Office 2007 Beta 1 or Beta 2 programs before installing Expression Web Beta 1. Office 2007 Beta 2 Technical Refresh programs do not need to be removed from your computer.

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Introduction to Expression Web

Standards Based Websites,

CSS Based Layout, formatting and styles

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Key FeaturesExpression Web

  • Rich Data Presentation

    • Deep support for popular data technologies, such as XML, XSLT and RSS

  • ASP.NET 2.0 support

    • First tool for Web designers to support ASP.NET 2.0

    • Great design and development experience with Expression Web and Visual Studio 2005

  • Built-in ASP.NET development server

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Key FeaturesExpression Web

  • Reporting

    • Easily check for compliance with accessibility standards, such as WCAG 1

    • Check your sites for browser and doctype compatibility

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Rich Data Presentation


Reporting and Deployment

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The Microsoft Expression family of products allow professional designers to collaborate with developers to create superior UX for Windows and the Web.

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Next Steps

  • Download and play with the public releases

    • At

    • Expression Graphic Designer CTP is available for public download

    • Expression Interactive Designer CTP is available for public download

    • Expression Web Beta is available for public download

  • Send us feedback on the products

    • Visit the community forums or report bugs

  • Get started with developing WPF applications

    • Download Visual Studio Express Editions or use Visual Studio 2005

    • Download and install the .NET 3.0 Framework

    • Download and install the .NET 3.0 Framework SDK

    • Review the .NET 3.0 Framework reference online

    • Visit

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  • Microsoft Expression public site


  • Windows Vista Developer Center


  • Windows Presentation Foundation


  • .NET 3.0 Framework Reference Library


  • Max Photo application