Are the BizTalk APIs regrading pipeline and adapters confusing?

I’ve always heard from customers and partners that Adapters and Pipeline interfaces of BizTalk Server aren’t well organized, and they seem to be COM API, not .NET API. For example, they usually use interface, not inheritance even when inheritance seems to be much more suitable. Or they don’t seem to follow .NET class design guideline…

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Welcome to Young’s blog.

Hello, this is the first time of my blogging. I’m interested in every aspect of the software development and every kind of technology as well. The most attracting technologies are .NET and BizTalk related matters. And I’m also interested in good programming and testing skill. I’m not a god-like person who seems to know every…

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How to add .NET assemblies for BizTalk development to the “add reference” dialog box

Visual Studio .NET provides the “add reference” dialog box, so we can reference them by clicking them. But, BizTalk Server 2004 installation doesn’t add the .NET assemblies to the “add reference” dialog box by default. So, we have to manually add several assemblies whenever we create the BizTalk artifact such as adapter and pipeline. 🙁…

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