Architecting Silverlight LOB applications (Part 5) – Modules and UI composition

In this fifth post and the next ones I’m going to write about client development and how to create a modular and composite silverlight application. In this post I’ll focus on UI composition.

When building composite LOB silverlight apps you should be aware that modularity is an important requirement. As a developer it should be easier for you to mantain your code and add new features to your application without having to change the rest, plus your application’s XAP file doesn’t grow bigger. Every module is a separate XAP file, that can be downloaded on demand, depending on the user’s intent to use a certain functionallity.

Below is one possible architecture to achieve what we need.

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