The Blend 2 Integrated Development Environment
The Blend 2 toolbar
The Objects and Timeline panel
The Project panel
The Properties panel
The Resources panel
3D objects that can be created in Blend 2
Now that you have your development environment set up and you have had a taste of how fun and easy it is to create a cool looking and interactive WPF application, we can take a step back and get to the basics and discuss some of the major features of the Blend 2 integrated development environment (IDE). As we proceed, I will explain each major feature and then task you with little exercises that will help you to familiarize yourself with these tools and features. Some of these tools and features I will discuss briefly here and in more depth in later chapters. Now we are going to jump right in and start to explore some of Blend 2’s major features.
KeywordsVisual Studio Integrate Development Environment Shape Tool Property Panel Design View
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