October 2008 Entries

Review "MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-503): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Communication Foundation (PRO-Certification)"

Review "MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-503): Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Windows Communication Foundation (PRO-Certification)" http://www.amazon.com/MCTS-... I like this series of books (SPTK - Self-Paced Training Kit) because the short theory here is always ended with real world examples. And these examples shows how the product is used in the real situations, to solve the ......

WCF: performance counter names

The WCF has such structure of the performance counter names: http://msdn.microsoft.com/e... ServiceName@ServiceBaseAddress (ServiceName).(ContractName... listener address) (ServiceName).(ContractName... endpoint listener address) In MSDN we have: "There is a limit on the length of a performance counter instance's name. When a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) counter instance name exceeds the maximum length, WCF replaces a portion of the instance ......

BizTalk: Debugging: Why is it so difficult?

Sometimes in the BizTalk forums such questions appear. "...I have been using event log to test variables. I was hoping there was a way to watch it process in VS like you can debug a forms app." There is a difference in the usual app and in the "BizTalk app". When you start usual app it is exactly this app and you could debug it. When you "start" the BizTalk app that could means *many* *instances* of this BizTalk app could works simultaneously. With BizTalk you have an intermediate layer, the host. ......

WCF: A utility to change all URLs in .config files by one click

Hello, Before Dublin is in charge, especially the Repository for the Web-services I'm using the custom code to manage the buzz with many URLs in Web.config files There is a utility to change all URLs in .config files by one click. http://www.codeplex.com/Fil... 1. Purpose. In my current project we've got a lot of composite WCF-services. We have several environments: Development,Test1, Test2, Production. We don't have the service repository. That means when we move the services from ......