Nifty Community Content, part 1

BizTalk Server has a vibrant community full of smart folks offering up tricks, tips and gems. Some great sites include the following listed in no particular order and definitely incomplete:   BizTalk Server at Codeplex. The BizTalkDisassembler add-in for .NET Reflector is a great addition to one of my favorite tools on the net. Use the BizTalkDisassembler to sniff around…

MSD Magazine: 8 Tips and Tricks For Better BizTalk Programming

Marty and Scott have an article in this month’s MSDN Magazine, “8 Tips and Tricks For Better BizTalk Programming”. Each tip (I am not giving any away) is reinforced with useful details and examples. The article also includes a short list of resources for new BizTalk Server 2006 developers. Take a look.

How To Download BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Beta 2

BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Beta 2 is now available from the Microsoft Connect Site. If you are not a member of the BizTalk Server 2006 R2 connect community, you can still get a copy of the beta through the Microsoft Connect Site, but it takes some persistence. 1.       Navigate to the Microsoft Connect Site,….


BizTalk Server 2006 Documentation in PDF

Do you have a hankerin’ for a 117 meg (55 meg compressed) PDF file containing the full documentation set (almost 20k pages) for BizTalk Server 2006?  Hanker no more because it is now available here. Is this too much to digest at one sitting?  Let me know how you would like the content split up…



Still lurking…


Repurposing Content

There are software tools for just about anything these days.  One class of tools lets users like you and me convert a CHM into other formats including, not surprisingly, PDF. Sure, you could grab a copy of most of the BizTalk Server 2006 documentation from the Developer Center (a zip that contains a PDF for each…

The 80’s Called…

And they want their music back.  You do too?  Check out Club 977 The 80’s Channel and plug in. Come on Eileen!

BizTalk Server SDK Sample Uber Collection

The uber collection of all SDK samples published to the BizTalk Server developer center has gone live here. Make sure you have some megs available on yer hard drive — about 50 or so — or you will be unhappy when you unpack ’em. I caught a couple of episodes of “new” Scooby Doo and…



Still here, just not full of compelling content for the ol’ blog.


Have Questions?

Do you have any questions about BizTalk Server that you have been itching to ask but haven’t? Post them here or send them to me v/o this blog and I will try to chase down an answer.  Here are a few disclaimers/rules/humorous asides: No existential questions. I can barely figure out the traffic signal timing…