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

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Chapter 9. Integration with other Web Applications

Although the main aim of this book is to give instructions for the development of an LOB application in Silverlight from scratch, there are two important details that cannot be forgotten. First of all, Silverlight is intended for web development; secondly (but not less relevant), Silverlight is just a newborn in the web world. Thus, web development with Silverlight should not be regarded as something exclusive, but as complementary to traditional web development.

On the other hand, given the fact that we create RIA applications with Silverlight and the term application could be changed with widget, Silverlight can be understood as an extension for applications that already exist. Thanks to Silverlight, ...

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