Monthly Archives: January 2005

BizTalk Server 2004 – Assembly Names, Properties and Other Tidbits

One of the first things to do after creating your Modular Deployment Solution in Visual Studio .NET 2003, is to set the appropriate properties for each assembly to be deployed. I used a standard assembly and default namespace naming convention … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2004 – Updated Documentation Available

Another quick note on “BizTalk Server 2004 – How to Get Started”: Download the updated BizTalk Server 2004 Tutorial. It explains how to “automate business processes within your company and among business partners, how to use Web services, and how … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2004 – How To Get Started

Every few weeks I receive an email from someone asking the “best way” to get started developing with BizTalk Server 2004. I’m not sure I know the best way to get started but I do have a few suggestions: Working … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2004 – Modular Deployment Solution

If you’ve read my last post and Alan Smith’s article on Modular Deployment in BizTalk Server 2004, then you’re probably wondering exactly how to set this up in Visual Studio .NET 2003. Figure 1 below shows the typical three-project solution … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2004 – Modular Deployment

A special thanks to Alan Smith for an excellent article on BizTalk Modular Deployment. It’s a great article on a very important topic to BizTalk developers. I can’t stress enough how important it is to develop and deploy “modular” BizTalk applications … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2004 – New Installation Guide Available

Microsoft has posted the latest version of the BizTalk Server 2004 Installation Guide for your reading pleasure! It’s been updated to include information related to SP1. Sometimes it amazes me just how detailed this document has become over the past year. … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2004: Business Logic in Maps

I realize that this breaks most of (if not all) the architecture rules we’ve come to cherish, but sometimes it’s just more efficient (easier) to place a “little” business logic in your maps. If you recall from my previous posts, I’ve … Continue reading 

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“Post” Traumatic Stress Syndrome

I apologize for not posting sooner but I’ve been diagnosed with Blogger’s “Post” Traumatic Stress Syndrome (BPTSS), otherwise known as “not enough hours in the day to get the work done”. A few quick notes on what’s been happening: Built … Continue reading 

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