"WCF LOB Adapter SDK and the BizTalk Adapter Pack" Whitepaper

When building applications today, it’s hard to consider building something that doesn’t involve connectivity of some sort. Applications require business data and logic that is distributed across several applications or servers. Unfortunately, not all systems provide the same interface to their data and business logic which ultimately forces developers to figure out how to talk…

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WCF Adapter Video: How a WCF Receive Adapter Processes an Incoming WCF Message

I just published this WCF adapter video examining, in detail, the flow of an incoming WCF message into a BizTalk receive location that is configured to use a WCF receive adapter. See how this message is converted by the WCF adapter into a BizTalk message and stored in the Messagebox database. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c94f6263-3cd4-43b5-b038-5737a8d0d219

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Good as Gold! New WCF Adapter FAQ Whitepaper!

 I just published this extensive FAQ with the help of the BizTalk Server product team at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=144765.  These FAQs about the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) adapters consists of the following themes.   Pass it on and enjoy! ·         General Conceptual: FAQs surrounding general conceptual WCF adapter topics.  ·         Message Flow and Mapping: FAQs about how a…

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"BizTalk Server and WCF Support in Visual Studio 2008" whitepaper just published!

Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 provides robust support for solutions that use the Windows® Communication Foundation (WCF) and Microsoft BizTalk® Server 2009. While some of the functionality is clearly visible, some of it may not be evident to a BizTalk application developer how to take full advantage of these options. The purpose of this whitepaper is…

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Troubleshooting BizTalk Server with SOAP Adapter Whitepaper

Microsoft® BizTalk® Server uses the SOAP adapter and orchestrations to receive and send Web service requests. The SOAP adapter enables orchestrations to be published as Web services and consume external Web services. Because configuring and/or using Web services can be complex, BizTalk Server handles many of these complexities on behalf of the user. Even so,…

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"Using the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Adapters in BizTalk Server" Whitepaper

Written by Aaron Skonnard, this was originally named “Integrating Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 with the Windows Communication Foundation”. It has been renamed to “Using the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Adapters in Biztalk Server”. It can be found  on MSDN at  http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb967002.aspx, or directly from the download center at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a976dc7d-2296-4f88-be4d-0d314fca9e59&displaylang=en&tm. Here are the first few…

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"Consuming and Hosting WCF Services with Custom Bindings in BizTalk Server" Whitepaper

“Consuming and Hosting WCF Services with Custom Bindings in BizTalk Server is a new WCF whitepaper.  You can find the download page from MSDN at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd203050.aspx, or download it directly from the download center at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=70badd79-ce7e-4ccb-be5c-3ff74ca3a8c4&displaylang=en.  Here are the first few paragraphs from the paper giving a brief introduction of it’s content. With the realization of the…

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Another new whitepaper posted! "Using Custom Behaviors with the BizTalk WCF Adapters, Part 1"

  The first of two whitepapers entitled “Using Custom Behaviors with the BizTalk WCF Adapters, Part 1″” is now available for download.  You can get the Word version of the whitepaper at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=129615.  Alternatively, it’s location in the MSDN library can be located at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc952299.aspx .  Here is a summary of its content. Enjoy! Customization of message processing in Microsoft® BizTalk® Server 2006…

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New whitepaper posted! "Modifying Messages with the WCF Adapters"

A new WCF adapter whitepaper entitled “Modifying Messages with the WCF Adapters” is now available for download.  You can get the Word version of the whitepaper at http://download.microsoft.com/download/c/f/b/cfbcd6ad-5454-4c23-85d2-0cc3d7627015/WCFModifyingMessages.doc.  Alternatively, it’s location in the MSDN library can be located at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc950532.aspx.  Here is a summary of its content. Enjoy! The Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) adapters enable you to modify both incoming BizTalk®…

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Adapter Pack Poster from Microsoft

Announcing the Biztalk Adapter Pack Poster   We are happy to announce the availability of the new BizTalk Adapter Pack Poster. This poster covers interoperability with Line-of-Business Applications using the BizTalk Adapter Pack and the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) LOB Adapter SDK. This poster depicts the functionality, components, architecture, and usage/hosting scenarios of BizTalk Adapter…

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