November 2009 Entries

BizTalk: xpath: How to work with empty and Null elements in the Orchestration

The problem is with the Empty-Null cases in the xpath expressions. Is it possible to separate all these cases in Expression shapes of the Orchestration xpath? For example, we have the record with <name> element, in such flavors: case: "NonEmpty" <ns0:People> <ns0:Name>Name_0</... <ns0:IsDependent>IsDe... .. case: "Empty" <ns0:People> <ns0:Name></ns0:Na... <ns0:IsDependent>IsDe... ......