Using BizTalk Server For Email Alert Bus

Just recently I had a customer ask me if they could use their existing BizTalk infrastructure to manage events that were spawned from their primary application.   So, I built a small demonstration that I’ve outlined here. Basically, this company’s primary application triggers events that should result in email notifications.  They wanted something that could listen…

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Versioning Strategy for BizTalk Assemblies

I spent a bit of time today reviewing some best practices for assembly version in BizTalk applications, and wanted to also elicit community feedback. One of the first things that a new BizTalk developer is told when building up a BizTalk solution is to not cram all the various artifacts into a single .NET project. …

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Transactions and Compensation Using BizTalk Server

After reading Charles Young’s fantastic post today on BizTalk transaction compensation, I was finally inspired to write a post that’s been on my blog “to do” list for 7 months.  Specifically, I wanted to demonstrate simple compensation handling, and dealing with loops and transactions.  I’d like to walk through a simple solution I just built…

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