Microsoft preparing Expression Suite

Posted on Wednesday, September 14 2005 @ 21:19 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Today at the Professional Developer's Conference (PDP), Microsoft presented the new Microsoft Expression Suite. The new software package includes three programs along with extensions for Visual Studio 2005:
  • Acrylic. This has been in beta but based on how it was demoed isn't so much of a Photoshop competitor but rather as a focused designer tool for software and web development.
  • Sparkle. A visual design tool that lets designers create interfaces without having to write any code.
  • Quartz. A web-oriented tool for more easily taking rich content and putting them on the web.
  • More details can be read at NeoWin or at Microsoft's website.

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