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http://channel9.msdn.com/sh... Here is a nice intro to Windows Server Appfabric by a good friend and colleague Steve and Danny.Cutting through all the hype and misunderstandings especially between AppFabric in the Cloud vs. Windows Server AppFabric. Also on when to position BizTalk versus Windows Server ......

The Problem If you have been a BizTalk developer long enough, you will know that application lifecycle management has always been a pain point when it comes to managing BizTalk projects. The Out-of-Box support available in BizTalk Server is not too great for things like automated builds, continuous integration, code analysis, code coverage, unit testing... ......

A good friend and colleague of mine has started a project on codplex to build a GUI for BizUnit,

 

Check it out here : http://www.codeplex.com/bud

 



You know that BAM is used to gather statistics from your BizTalk application. What you probably don’t know is that: · You can collect BAM data from your non-BizTalk applications such as external .NET components that BizTalk calls into. · Tracking profile editor (TPE) is not the only way to collect data you can use a set of APIs available in the Microsoft.BizTalk.Bam.Event... ......

I am sure most of you (not talking about the BizTalk gurus out there J) have worked with some of the open source utilities available for BizTalk such as the BizTalk Adapter Wizard or the BizTalk Server Pipeline Component Wizard or BizUnit. However what some of you may not know is the wealth of other open source utilities for BizTalk available on CodePlex. ......

As I am into BizTalk consulting / development / training for quite sometime now, I feel that I am missing out on hardcore c# programming and the enchantment of object oriented concepts lately. For instance, the other day I was trying to recollect the implementation details of the Decorator design pattern, and searched for it on the Internet and in the ......

Marty Wasznicky and Scott Zimmerman have published a great article on MSDN on some best practices while developing BizTalk application. Please read the detailed article here http://msdn.microsoft.com/m... Here are the main points of the article: 1. Always Use Multi-Part Message Types2. Always Try to Design Orchestrations ......

Here's wishing you all a happy Easter!

Everybody these days seems to be pretty excited about the new PDF version of BizTalk 2006 documentation (Btw, a latest .CHM version is out as well, but there is no hoopla around that). So thought I'll download the PDF version and check it out as I have been using only the .CHM version extensively. But I was not very impressed with what I saw. To start ......

Some of us when new to building custom pipeline components would have faced this problem, especially with long messages. You have a custom pipeline component placed downstream after the disassembler component and expect that the disassembler component would have promoted / written the required schema fields into the context, so that your component can ......

Did you know?The default XMLReceivePipeline does not validate the structure of the input XML message. Based on the MessageType of the input message, it will try to lookup a document specification (schema) and if it finds one, will do all the required property promotions / distinguish fields as specified in the schema and also promote the MessageType.If ......

Here are a few scripts / stored procedures that most of the BizTalk newbies would love to know. These scripts are very useful in a development environment to clean up your MessageBox and Tracking databases. To clean up the MessageBox First create the stored procedure bts_CleanupMsgBox by running the sql script found in <BizTalk Installation Folder>\Schema\msgbox_cl... ......

Here is a handy list of books available on BizTalk Server 2006. Note that some of them are not published as of this writing:1. BizTalk 2006 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Mark Beckner, Ben Goeltz, Brandon Gross, and Brennan O'Reilly (Paperback - Sep 13, 2006)2. Pro BizTalk 2006 (Pro) by George Dunphy and Ahmed Metwally (Paperback - Oct 23, ......

When I do corporate training, I always get asked this question... "So what is new in BizTalk 2006 when compared to BizTalk 2004?" mostly from people who have been using BizTalk 2004. So here I have tried to summarize some of the things. Note this is by no means an exhaustive listing as there are other small but significant improvements. SETUP Automatic ......

It is normal to find people who are new to BizTalk, writing expressions just like they do in C# programming language, well this works most of the time, it is when it doesn't work that you start wondering what is wrong, and end up wasting a lot of time figuring out the problem and some more time finding the solution. BizTalk uses a language called XLANG/s ......

Last Saturday we had a one day event called Middleware Mania 2007 at BDotNet (http://groups.msn.com/BDOT... India's largest and most active .NET user group in Bangalore with 8750+ members. Held in one of Microsoft's building, which received a good number of people right from junior developers, solutions architects to project managers. I got invited ......

Have you tried adding this guy / thing 'mama_pendse' (mama_pendse@yahoo.com) to your yahoo messenger buddy list? You will love talking to him / it. mama_pendse is an artificial linguistic entity (robot), uses artificial intelligence case-based reasoning to formulate replies to your comments. Activated at Pune, India, on November 20 2000. Created by ......

I saw this question in the BizTalk newsgroups: > Hi,> Is it possible to set the filename of a message with a value inside it > which is available as a promoted property..> I know this can be done using a custom pipeline component .But is there a > way without it?> I have no orchestrations in my solution..>> TIA> Yes, it is ......

Bangalore BizTalk User Group (b-bug) Check it out here: http://groups.google.co.in/... Benny MathewSeamless Integration SolutionsBizTalk Consulting, Development, TrainingBangalore, Indiahttp://www.seamless.in... ......

I am back to regular bloging... Year 2006 has been very different and unique, I experienced a lot of things that has made me more mature, faced a lot of ups and downs, learnt new things, even learnt a little people management :) All this also gave me the strength and courage to quit Two Connect and startup my own company Seamless Integration Solutions ......

Most of you might have come across situations where you have to map a huge number of elements from the source schema to the target schema using the BizTalk Mapper. There is an easy way to do this depending on your source and target schema structures. Actually there are two scenarios where you can make use of this:1. If your source and target schemas ......

Everybody knows that you need to use a custom pipeline to debatch an XML file, where you use a custom XML disassembler pipeline component to specify the Envelop schema and Document schema. Well, you can do it with the built-in XMLReceive pipeline as well, provided you don't require advanced features like preserving header information, 'Recoverable interchange ......

Sometimes you receive a batch file containing multiple records and you have to split each record into a separate message and process them individually. This kind of splitting of a batch file is also known as debatching. Depending on your requirement, you can either debatch an incoming message inside the pipeline or inside the orchestration. The technique ......

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