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…



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…


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…


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…


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 and BarnesAndNoble are reporting stock!   The UK should follow very shortly, 7 days seemed to be the difference with the Team System book


BAM Best Practice: Starter for 10..

I knocked out a brain-dump of some BAM best practices this morning for a colleague, it seems like a good thing to share more broadly.  It’s a starter for 10 and I’ll refine it over time I’m sure, the book covers all of these things in far more detail as you’d expect 🙂  • Avoid continuation where…


Professional BizTalk Server 2006: Shipping!

I’ve just had an update from Wiley and the book arrived into their warehouse last Friday (20th April) and it started physically shipping to stores yesterday (Monday 23rd April) so if you’ve pre-ordered expect it to arrive real soon!  I hope you enjoy it! Woo Hoo!!


Professional BizTalk Server 2006: Release Date

Hi, I’m reliably informed by Wiley that the book should be in-stock at their warehouse on the 23rd April 2007 and should then ship to distributors/stores in the US followed by international outlets subject to delivery times.  Enjoy! Woo Hoo!


Professional BizTalk Server 2006: Chapter List

Following on from my previous post, included below is the final chapter list and a brief overview of the content covered in each chapter. Chapter 1: Technical Primer—This chapter primes the reader on some key technologies that each developer should have a basic understanding of to aid with development and debugging. This chapter covers XML schemas,…


Professional BizTalk Server 2006: Off to the printers

A year on, ~224,000 words and over 600 pages later, and Professional BizTalk Server 2006 has finally gone to the printers!  This book has been a mammoth undertaking for all involved, but having just reviewed the entire book end-to-end I’m extremely proud of what we’ve achieved. The final cover is shown below with all of…