Chapter 5Developing a Service-Oriented Enterprise RIA

Chapters 3 and 4 of this book mainly focused on explaining the need for enterprises to embrace the Enterprise 2.0 concept and enable development and deployment of service-oriented RIAs. Chapter 3 defined the Enterprise 2.0–ready technology platform and explained how Silverlight fits in this category. In Chapter 4, you learned about the SOA concept and the seven key principles of SOA for developing service-oriented RIAs and deploying them as SaaS. I also explained different features and capabilities of Silverlight such as WCF/Web Services, LINQ, and feed integration to implement SOA-based RIAs by developing a sample Silverlight application.

This chapter will transform the My Album RIA developed ...

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