Bumptop and User Experience: Creating new problems and solving them

This post has nothing to do with BizTalk or EAI/SOA/etc, but it’s interesting, so here it goes! I’ve a thread with some colleagues about User Experience (something I see myself as an enthusiast). Somebody shared a video about Bumptop. As the YouTube description states, “BumpTop is a fun, intuitive 3D desktop that keeps you organized…


Book review: SOA Patterns with BizTalk Server 2009 (II) – WCF Primer

This is a part of small posts reviewing the book ‘SOA Patterns with BizTalk Server 2009’, by Richard Seroter. Chapter II – an WCF Primer The second chapter has been a little surprise for me: it is a WCF primer and has nothing to do with BizTalk Server. Why? There are two reasons for writing…


ESB Toolkit 2.0 released

Good news that the BizTalk ESB Toolkit 2.0 (previously known as ESB Guidance 2.0) has been released for download. The download is no longer published on CodePlex. Now you can download it from the BizTalk Developer Center. Changes in the name and the download links have a good reason: now it’s supported by Microsoft. Even…


Book review: SOA Patterns with BizTalk Server 2009 (I) – Refresher

This is a part of small posts reviewing the book ‘SOA Patterns with BizTalk Server 2009’, by Richard Seroter. I think I’ll be posting chapter reviews and thoughts as I read them. Preface and Chapter I – BizTalk Server refresher The chapter one, as one can imagine, is more or less a refresher about what…

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