MSDN Connected Systems Deep Dive – Resources

As promised, here’s a list of resources I mentioned during my Connected Systems MSDN Deep Dive presentation and should help get you started…


[UPDATE: Here’s a link to Simon’s WSE Trace tool I used during the WSE demo]


Web Services, Web Services Architecture


Connected Systems .NET Show Episode – Fantastic episode featuring Don Box, Doug Purdy, Eric Schmidt and Richard Turner.


Intro to Web Services Architecture


Web Services Architecture & Design whitepapers


MSDN Architecture Webcasts


Four Tenets of Service Orientation & Indigo primer


MSDN Web Services Developer Centre


MSDN Web Services Interoperability Developer Centre


WS-Security Interoperability – WSE 2.0 and SUN JWSDP 1.4 Whitepaper by Simon Guest

Simon Guests blog


Pat Helland’s Metropolis presentations:

Metropolis: Envisioning the Service Oriented Enterprise
Thoughts on Data in Service Oriented Architectures
Metropolis: Buildings and Applications


MSDN Article on Metropolis




Whitepaper – Service Orientation and Its Role in Your Connected Systems Strategy (or watch the MSDN TV episode on the same topic)


.NET Show on Indigo


Indigo FAQ’s


Don Box’s blog (see Don’s list on the left hand side for lots of other Indigo bloggers)

Richard Turner’s blog –





Download WSE 2.0 (SP1) here


Start reading WSE articles here


Or if you’ve already done some WSE 1.0 stuff, start here:

What’s new in WSE 2.0 MSDN article


Or, if you attended the Connected Systems Deep Dive, you may want to head straight into downloading WSE and doing a lab. Here’s two Hands on Labs to get you going:

WSE 2.0 Hands On Labs – Security

WSE 2.0 Hands On Labs – Messaging


Great WSE Bloggers:

Hervey Wilson

Rebecca Dias

John Bristowe

Omri Gazitt



Biztalk 2004


Good place to start if you’re new to Biztalk is the Biztalk 2004 Home Page, then sit back and take in a few of the MANY fantastic Biztalk 2004 MSDN Webcasts.


Great Biztalk 2004 Whitepapers on Architecuture, Security, Development, Business Rules Framework etc.


Check out Scott Woodgate’s blog as he’s got some great blog postings on Biztalk and also has a large list of Biztalk bloggers on the left hand side you can also check out. Oh, also check out his new book which should be coming out soon)


Bloggers Guide To Biztalk 2004 – I blogged about this earlier. Very cool idea. It’s a bunch of blogs put into documentation format.


Biztalk 2004 Case Studies


Updated Biztalk 2004 Documentation (must have Biztalk installed to install this update)


Biztalk 2004 Tutorials

Comments (6)

  1. Mike Diamond ----- says:

    I will like to know the schdule of all the event comming you have present a the begining of deep dive event …. SQL at Montreal

  2. Michel Dubord says:

    I would like a copy of the PPT presentation that you showed in Montreal.

    Lap Around Visual Studio 2005


    Michel Dubord