Plugins & Contributions in Web Frontend Technology Stack

To reach the expected modularity, React components are assembled in a plugin/contribution pattern:

each module describes (in a manifest):

  • the extension points he contributes to (MainMenu, other components extension points,...)
  • the extension points to which other modules can contribute.


Overly simplified Examples:

Stating that the backend provides a dynamic REST API (see Online Backend Target Technology Stack for more details), with CRUD on the following model:

Here are some example of the contribution mechanism:

... which can be summarised by the following diagram: