Application Integration Framework (AIF) Overview

The integration of applications into CCF is managed by the Application Integration Framework (AIF). AIF is a software framework that facilitates information consolidation, interaction, and communication between applications and processes running on the client. It is built on the Pattern & Practices Composite UI Application Block (CAB). The CAB and related documentation are available on MSDN. Go to AIF uses the CAB utilities and services for messaging, visual containment, application loading, state management, and so on.