Niner since 2011
I have put the sample code online at https://github.com/maartenba/BrewBuddy
That is correct! I would not use SignalR with nodjes as there's plenty of similar stuff for nodejs out there. But if you want a .NET stack, SignalR will do fine.
@Tugberk:Good tip, thanks!
There's thousands of other use cases still to be talked about....
@Steve Strong: Steve,
You can use NuGet to import several Views/ViewModels/Models/.... Wiring can then be done using any IoC container supporting Silverlight.
Regardless of the NuGet part: if you want to dynamicaly load XAP's, check something like this: http://www.codeproject.com/KB/silverlight/MEFDynamicLoading.aspx