XAML Magic: Turning an Ugly Silverlight Duckling into a Beautiful Photoshopped Swan - by Samuel Jack
Three weeks ago Ayende put out a request for help in turning an ugly duckling into a beautiful swan, and I, rather nervously, signed up for the job. The ugly duckling in question was Raven Studio, the Silverlight-based management UI for Raven Db. The nerves were a result of doubting that my limited graphic design skills were up to the job. But when Ayende assured me that he had a proto-type swan in the form of a Photoshop design, drawn up by a bona-fide, turtle-neck-wearing designer, they were calmed. Marginally.
Because the design Ayende had was for the new-look RavenDb website.
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