System.Runtime Usability Study Context

SQL Server Modeling Services (SSMoS) is a component of SQL Server Modeling (nee Oslo) technologies and was referred to as “Repository” in previous CTPs. It is a new role in Microsoft SQL Server vNext and provides a shared application lifecycle metadata platform over which people, tools and runtimes can rendezvous in an application lifecycle. It…

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System.Runtime Model/Loader Usability Study Task List

System.Runtime Model and Loader Overview The System.Runtime model in SQL Server Modeling Services contains extents, types and constraints that represent .NET Assembly metadata in a relational format.  The SQL Server Modeling CTP also contains a tool, LoadAssembly.exe, that can extract metadata from .NET assemblies and insert that metadata into the System.Runtime domain models in the…

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WCF LOB Adapter SDK Q & A

C. Venkatesh, Principal Group Manager of WCF LOB Adapter SDK at Microsoft provides following answers to these commonly asked questions about this adapter SDK. Q1. What is WCF LOB Adapter SDK, who should be using it and why? The WCF LOB Adapter SDK is targeted at developers that are interested in exposing their line-of-business (LOB)…

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Metadata Search Browse API

WCF LOB Adapter SDK provides API for browsing, searching and resolving metadata besides the Add Adapter Service Reference Visual Studio Plug-In/Consume Adapter Service BizTalk Project Add-In tools.  This client is called Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.MetadataRetrievalClient and is available in Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.dll assembly. namespace Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels {     public class MetadataRetrievalClient : ClientBase<IMetadataRetrievalContract>, IMetadataRetrievalContract     {         public MetadataRetrievalClient();         public…

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Metadata Search Browse User Control

Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Tools.MetadataSearchBrowse.MetadataUserControl is a custom System.Windows.Forms.UserControl used within both Add Adapter Service Reference Visual Studio Plug-In and Consume Adapter Service BizTalk Project Add-In.  It is available in Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Tools.dll assembly.  namespace Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Tools.MetadataSearchBrowse {     public class MetadataUserControl : UserControl     {         public MetadataUserControl();           [Browsable(false)]         public System.ServiceModel.Channels.Binding Adapter { get; set; }         public…

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How to: Surface an adapter setting as adapter binding property

WCF LOB Adapter SDK uses the properties defined in following classes for configuring connection pool, metadata cache and other adapter aspects.  If adapter developer wants the adapter consumer to set these properties through a configuration file, these settings must be surfaced as a binding property.  Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Common.AdapterSettings   Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Common.AdapterEnvironmentSettings   If you are constructing an adapter…

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Consume Adapter Service BizTalk Project Add-In

The Consume Adapter Service BizTalk Project Add-In is metadata generation tool included in WCF LOB Adapter SDK for use with BizTalk Projects.  This add-in is only installed if WCF LOB Adapter SDK Setup detects BizTalk Server 2006 R2 (RC or RTW version) on user’s machine. This tool can be used by adapter consumers in Visual…

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How to: Expose the proxy generated from WCF LOB Adapter as a WCF Service hosted in IIS

  Once your adapter is built and you want to host this adapter in IIS.  The adapter can support let’s say 100 operations.  You want to publish a service with 10 operations. To accomplish this you will use the Add Adapter Service Reference Visual Studio Plug-In to generate the proxy with 10 operations.  Here are…

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