You say, “what are composite applications?” Good question. Generally, a composite application is an application built by combining multiple existing functions into a new application. Functionality can be a part of other applications, or an entire application can be utilized.
The Composite Client Application Guidance is designed to help you build composite applications that utilize Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight.
Included in this release:
· Composite Application Library
· Reference Implementation (Stock Traders application in WPF and Silverlight)
· Quick starts (9)
· How-Tos (26) and
· Lots of documentation for everything you want to know about UI patterns and client architectures
Prism: patterns & practices Composite Application Guidance for WPF and Silverlight site.
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