64bit support for the BizTalk Orchestration Profiler and BizTalk Documenter

A number of you have contacted me in recent months to report that the BizTalk Orchestration Profiler and BizTalk Documenter didn’t run on 64bit machines, this seems to have been down to compiler settings which I’ve now resolved. I’ve uploaded a planned release for both tools to codeplex – if you’ve got a 64bit machine I’d…

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How everyone should test their BizTalk based solutions: Presentation

I’ve managed to find somewhere to store the presentation deck I delivered yesteday and you can now download it from here.  I’ve also added the slides I had to cut from the presentation to enable it to fit within the SOA & BPM conference breakout length – these cover the throttling semantics at a high…

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Codename “Oslo”

Microsoft has just made the first public announcement of “Oslo” at the SOA and BPM conference, at a high level “Oslo” is an overarching initiative across multiple products and Microsoft divisions, in fact the first release as announced today will be made up of BizTalk Server “6”, BizTalk Services “1”, Visual Studio “10”, System Center…

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How everyone should test their BizTalk based solutions presentation links

Thanks to everyone who came to my presentation today, I was humbled by the huge turnout!  The presentation deck will be broadly shared to attendees which contains hyperlinks to all the tools showcased but in the meantime the links are below if you want to get started right away.    I’ll look to share the entire…

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Microsoft SOA & BPM Conference

I’ve just arrived in Seattle for the Microsoft SOA & BPM conference that kicks off on Tuesday 30th October in Seattle, I’m presenting a best-practice session on Wednesday afternoon titled “How everyone should test their BizTalk Server based solutions”, it’s a great deck with some compelling demos that went down very well at a internal…

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Orchestration Profiler for BizTalk Server 2006 and BizTalk Documenter

Hi, I’ve recently taken ownership of the source for the BizTalk Orchestration Profiler and BizTalk Documenter tools that Jason Birth originally developed, the documenter has worked fine with BizTalk Server 2006 but the Profiler was broken in a number of places.   I have just finished a new build of the Profiler which now works with…

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GenerateTypedBamApi

Long overdue but I’ve finally got around to finishing up the latest release (1.1) of the GenerateTypedBamApi tool.  You can find the new version here, if your not familar with the tool read on!   The GenerateTypedBamApi command line tool enables you to take a BAM Observation model represented as a Excel Spreadsheet and generate…

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TechEd 2007: Sessions and Book Signing

  I arrived in Orlando yesterday after a long old flight from London and should make the Party with Palermo tonight which looks like it’ll be fun but as I’m presenting tomorrow it’ll be a quiet night! My two sessions are shown below, the second session being a very informal chalk/talk style session without any…

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Professional BizTalk Server 2006: UK has stock!

After what seems like a huge delay the usual UK retailers such as Amazon and Computer Manuals now have stock of the book!   From what I’ve heard pre-orders have already started to drop through letter-boxes. Enjoy, and please remember to put a review on Amazon if you get the chance!  For those of you going…

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Professional BizTalk Server 2006: In Stock (In the US)

Another quick update, it seems that stores in the US now have stock and are shipping.  Both Amazon.com and BarnesAndNoble are reporting stock!   The UK should follow very shortly, 7 days seemed to be the difference with the Team System book

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