BizTalk Server future sneak peak at PDC 2009

If you have been wondering why we have been quiet for so long – well we have been busy lately… and for a good reason – within a week from now we are going to present some very exciting sessions and demos at the Professional Developers Conference in LA. The first session will provide a…


Upcoming BizTalk and .NET training classes

If you are looking for a deep dive or topic specific training on BizTalk or .Net, check out these new classes offered by our training partner Quicklearn:   BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Developer Immersion   ·         Cincinnati, OH – Nov 3-7, 2008 ·         Boston, MA – Dec 15-19, 2008 ·         Redmond, WA – Jan 19-23,…


“Oslo” Interviews on Channel 9

As you know “Oslo” is the family of new technologies that enable data-driven development and execution of services and applications.  There will be several sessions at PDC discussing the technologies involved in “Oslo” in much detail.  In the interim, we have published two interviews on Channel 9.    In these interviews, our very own Ron…


Blogs and Sites To Keep on Your Radar

We recently started the Connected .NET blog, where we’ll focus on the Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) pillars of the .NET Framework.  You definitely want to follow this blog which targets to make content more discoverable and will be frequently updated by members of our product team with interesting news and…


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 Pack 2.0 and of the WCF…


July’s must See WF/WCF Influencer MSDN Webcasts

As promised, we’re launching our July series of WF and WCF Influencer MSDN Webcasts.  You can find these series highlighted on MSDN events series as well as find links to them below:   Webcast Title Date/ Time Presenter Transactional Windows Communication Foundation Services with Juval Lowy 7/7/2008 10:00 AM PST Juval Lowy Using Windows Workflow…


Must See WF/WCF Influencer MSDN Webcasts

We are launching a series of MSDN webcasts to explore the possibilities of Microsoft .NET 3.5 Framework through demonstrations and deep dives on Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow Foundation (WF).    Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is Microsoft’s unified programming model for building and connecting service-oriented applications. Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) is the programming model,…


Error Codes Documentation Available on MSDN

We have documented and posted all the error messages for RFID, SSO, EDI and WCF for the event log.  See the links below: ·         RFID: ·         SSO: ·         EDI: ·         WCF: If there are more areas we need to document, please send us the feedback. Regards, Marjan


Channel 9 Video on SOA, Software + Services, ISB, ESB and more

At TechEd Developer 2007 in Barcelona, Steve Swartz, Clemens Vasters and David Chappell, 3 amazing speakers, conducted a Channel 9 interview on Software + Services and SOA.  You definitely want to watch this great video.  They clarify definition of Software + Services and what services mean in this context as well as how it all relates to…


Managed Services Engine CTP Available on CodePlex

Last week we also announced a CTP release of the Microsoft Managed Services Engine to CodePlex. This is a very powerful set of infrastructure and tools built on WCF for supporting versioning, abstraction, management, routing and runtime policy enforcement of services in a heterogeneous environment. You definitely want to check this out if you are…