Observing tendency in application development, you can see a
clear regularity which shows that a lot of applications have being developed in
Internet instead of the desktop way. This tendency is taking place in the last
years because of the opportunity to create more interactive web applications.
that many web applications do not receive a personal page when you access it,
but load additional data thanks to more web server references. Such an approach
allows us to avoid page reloads. So, web-based applications are considered more
interactive and can provide more responsive interface. This class of
applications is called Rich Internet Applications (RIA).
Without a doubt, RIA is a very perspective direction. These
applications can cover a large number of scenarios that have previously been
under force of desktop once only.
However, there is a serious problem during the process of
building Rich Internet Applications. To develop Rich Internet Application you
should do a big work - develop web services to access business scenarios,
server platform. There is a special mean when we are talking about complex
This problem is partly resolved in a new program platform
.NET RIA Services. It is the topic of the given article.