July 2008 Entries

Mojave makes me puke

I'm sick of "the Mojave Experiment". If I see one more post on it I'm going to throw up. Have you seen the video? Makes the "users" look like they're in an interrogation session. How long did they make them use Mojave before they liked it. An analogy I like to use is "computers are like cars". Some are big, some are small. Some computers are brand new and some are old clunkers. Most (85%) of the "cars" have versions of the same engine Windows. Now suppose your " car" was working great. It's a couple ......

SOAP Orchestrations

I've been working on a project to process incoming Xml messages. Part of the process is to call some SOAP webmethods. The webservice was created by another developer so I'm limited to the changes I can make to it. The webservice webmethods are all primative so there are no complex classes generated by the WSDL wizard. I added the webservice to the project as a web reference. Then I created a port to the webservice in the orchestration. Now I have to map the incoming message to the web method request. ......

VB6 DBGView

I've been using lots of System.Diagnostics.Debug.Wr... in my Biztalk orchestrations. Makes it easy to find out what's going on during the process. I also have to maintain some VB6 code. Using the debug API calls I can create similar debugging statements to the one's in .NET. Here's some sample code private Declare Sub OutputDebugString Lib "kernel32" _ Alias "OutputDebugStringA" _ (byval lpOutputString as string) private Sub testOds(dbgOutput as string) OutputDebugString dbgOutput End Sub ......