Workflow matters

David Chappell blogs about it. From my point of view, technologies such BTS Orchestration Engine are very interesting since they allows to: Separate control flow from code that perform actions. Draw control flow, instead of write it. It’s more important for things not easy to write in a conventional programming language (ie: parallel execution, long running transactions with…


BizUnit 2.0 released

Finally, BizUnit 2.0 is here, one of my favorite BizTalk projects must-haves. These guys work hard, in the very right direction… I case you’re not aware of what BizUnit is, it is a test framework fo BizTalk. Read their blog for more info.


Easy Promotion of Context Properties

Abstract: I’ve been dealing with context properties, and I’ve discovered a couple of very useful tricks for promoting and routing. some definitions:As you’ll probably know, there are two types of properties in the context of a message: properties based on field values (MessageDataPropertyBase) and properties not based on fields (MessageContextPropertyBased). I’ll call the first ones…