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Jan Schepens Software Developer April 2009 Entries
Incorporate LINQ in your BizTalk projects
LINQ is something that has had my full attention ever since it was released. And I’ve been wanting to do something on this blog with LINQ, but never really found the inspiration to do something “special” with it. Up until now. So it occurred to me that there is not (to my knowledge) anything available that allows you to incorporate your LINQ way-of-work with BizTalk. And why not? There are purposes enough to use LINQ in a BizTalk environment, and it doesn’t even have to be rocket science to get there. ......

Posted On Friday, April 24, 2009 8:58 AM

Terminating BizTalk instances: WMI vs Operations
The Administration console that is delivered with the installation of BizTalk allows a user to query suspended service instances and resume or terminate them accordingly. However, when you want to go “outside the box”, and I often do :) you might want to consider finding out possibilities of doing those actions yourself, for instance from a web based managing platform. (note: the following methods work for both BTS2006 and 2009) When you install BizTalk, there is a WMI provider installed on your ......

Posted On Friday, April 17, 2009 10:08 AM

Persist message context when re-injecting a message in BizTalk
There are many cases in BizTalk environments when one want to re-inject a message into their system. I’m mainly referring to testing environments where it doesn’t really matter if a message is repeated. However, it can also be preferred to copy the context of the message into the newly injected message, because your system might want to do some processing of that context while re-injecting. When you do this from code, it’s a snap! First of all, we need to load up our message body and context: Note ......

Posted On Wednesday, April 8, 2009 10:58 AM

Uppercase access levels in WiX

My shortest blog post ever, but just so you know: if you don’t name your properties in WiX fully uppercased (eg INSTALLOCATION) WiX won’t recognize them as global properties.

If I had known this from the beginning, it would have saved me about two days… *F-word*

Posted On Monday, April 6, 2009 4:12 PM

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