Monthly Archives: May 2006

Commerce Server 2007: Catalog Sequencing Features Post

Vinayak Tadas [MSFT] has just released a really good post about the new sequencing features found in the Commerce Server 2007 Catalog subsystem. You can sequence categories, subcategories, products and variants in both base catalogs and virtual catalogs. You can … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2006: Configuring Your Commerce Server Applications

Ha! Tricked You Didn’t I? You thought this was going to be another Commerce Server post but it’s really a BizTalk Server post disguised as a Commerce Server post disguised as a BizTalk Server post. This integration stuf is pretty … Continue reading 

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Commerce Server 2007: Configuring Your BizTalk Adapters

Since many Commerce Server developers are not too familiar with BizTalk Server 2006, I thought I’d post a few more details on setting up and configuring the new Commerce Server 2007 BizTalk Adapters. Before you can use the new adapters to … Continue reading 

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Commerce Server 2007: A Few Great Posts!

Now that the Commerce Server team has a few spare minutes on their hands (only a few I’d imagine) they’ve begun to write some great posts about the new release candidate. Beta to RC Migration for Commerce Server Biztalk Adapters … Continue reading 

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Commerce Server 2007: Release Candidate is Here!

Microsoft has just released the Commerce Server 2007 Release Candidate to TAP and Beta customers. The name change from Commerce Server 2006 to Commerce Server 2007 is a name change ONLY and they are still on track for a July … Continue reading 

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ASP.NET 2.0 and Web Standards – Expression Web Designer

Update! The Expression Web Designer CTP is now available. Go get it at the link below: http://www.microsoft.com/products/expression/en/web_designer/wd_free_trial.aspx Well, I’ve been posting about Commerce Server and BizTalk Server a lot lately so it’s time for a short ASP.NET 2.0 and Web Standards post. … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2006: A Simple Deployment Scenario

If you’re like a lot of us, you purchased BizTalk Server 2006 Standard Edition which has a “hard limit” of five BizTalk applications. In BizTalk 2006, an application is “a logical grouping of all the BizTalk design-time artifacts (schemas, maps, … Continue reading 

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Microsoft Beta Connect: The Beta New Beta Place

If you’ve read my post about the new Microsoft Connect site which is taking the place of the old Microsoft Beta Place site, you should really checkout the new Microsoft Beta Connect site which will be taking the place of … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2006: FarPoint XLS File Pipeline Component Schema Wizard

This post is going to be an illustrated walkthrough showing how to use the new FarPoint XLS File Pipeline Component to create a an XML schema from an existing Excel file. To make this process easier, FarPoint has designed this new component … Continue reading 

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BizTalk Server 2006: Excel Parser News!

I have some great news for BizTalk Server 2006 developers. FarPoint Technologies and I have been working together for the past six months on a new (Excel) XLS File Pipeline Component for BizTalk Server 2006 and it’s almost ready for public … Continue reading 

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