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Holy frakin’\r\n awesome! The silence around Blend has been slightly lifted. Will there \r\nbe Expression Blend for Metro XAML like there is for Metro HTML5? Oh \r\nyeah!

Joanna Mason:\r\n In this post I’ll give you an inside view into some of the \r\nimplementation details and prioritization considerations that we \r\nemployed so we could light up support for Windows 8 Metro style apps \r\nusing XAML in Blend.

There are a few features that you may have \r\ngotten used to creating when creating SL, WPF and Windows Phone apps in \r\nBlend that are not available when creating Metro style apps. Rest \r\nassured that our goal is to provide the same level of rich functionality\r\n and visual authoring capabilities for Metro style apps as you currently\r\n have for Windows Phone, Silverlight and WPF applications, we just have \r\nnot had the time to get there with this first version of authoring \r\nsupport for Metro style apps.


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