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…


BizTalk Server SDK Sample Boxed Set

We have received a few requests to create a single zip file containing all of the SDK samples on the BizTalk Server Developer Center Code Samples page. Since this is something I can do quickly outside of formal channels, I grabbed a copy of all of the samples and crammed them into a single zip: BizTalk…

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Eclipse

Short post, this one. While flying around the west coast, I fell into a discussion of the relative merits of Eclipse versus Visual Studio. I tend to use Visual Studio and, for smaller files or quick edits, Ultra Edit. I did take a look at Eclipse a few years ago but haven’t really had a…

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So You Want To Write An Orchestration?

Is there a BizTalk Server 2006 orchestration in your future? This post is a modest attempt to catalog some of the many useful tidbits of information out on the web. It will evolve over time. Legend blog = blog post  core = BizTalk Server 2006 core documentation hosted on MSDN. lib = non-core docs at Microsoft…

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New Custom Pipeline Whitepaper + Sample

A new whitepaper Understanding Design-Time Properties for Custom Pipeline Components in BizTalk Server is available here. From the blurb: This article explores the details of designing and building Microsoft® BizTalk® Server 2004 and BizTalk Server 2006 custom pipeline components that use design-time properties. Full source code for a sample custom pipeline with design-time properties is…