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Mastering LOB Development for Silverlight 5: A Case Study in Action by Rocío Serrano, Braulio Díez

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LOB application case study: applying what we have learned

As final users, one of the disadvantages of using web applications is the fact that we have to remember URLs, open the browser, and so on. Isn't it easier to double-click on a desktop icon and run an application? That is what has been added to our booking application:

  • We detect whether it is running or not within the browser
  • If so, an option is shown to install the application as OOB
  • Then, we install the application as OOB

Thus, when executing the application within the browser, a new option is added in the navigation menu, as shown in the following screenshot:

LOB application case study: applying what we have learned

When clicking the Install button, ...

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