Category Archives: BizTalk

Map Request to Response in BizTalk Server

Consider the following scenario: You need to receive a message into BizTalk Server, and send an acknowledgement back to the sender (probably using a Request-Response port). The response is trivial, it’s similar to a void response in WCF, or containing … Continue reading

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Sela Developer Practice samples

Yesterday 29-12-2009 we presented at the Sela Developer Practice in a session on the BizTalk ESB Toolkit 2.0 and the Windows Azure platform AppFabric .NET ServiceBus. We demonstrated some samples, which are available in this post. The first sample involves … Continue reading

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Debatching, aggregation and resequencing using the BizTalk ESB Toolkit 2.0 and ESB.Extensions

The ESB.Extensions framework is out!! You can download it here. The ESB.Extensions builds on top of the ESB Toolkit 2.0, and thus requires BizTalk Server 2009. The ESB.Extensions contains a number of services, that are itinerary-aware: ReceivePipelineService, SendPipelineService, ResequencerService and ResequencerGoService. … Continue reading

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My beef with the ESB Toolkit 2.0 resolution framework

Lately, I have been working on an extension for the ESB Toolkit 2.0 for BizTalk Server 2009. It can be found here on CodePlex. More posts about this ESB.Extensions solution will follow later, this particular post will describe why I … Continue reading

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Promoted property bug in XmlDisAsm component?

I have just uploaded a bug report (#477852 on Microsoft Connect) regarding a fairly specific scenario using the XmlReceive pipeline. It involves having an envelope and a document schema, in which the document schema contains an element (or attribute) that … Continue reading

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BizTalk ESB Guidance 2.0 – Fixing the Itinerary OnRamp?

First off, for a very good presentation about what an ESB could be, watch Mark Richards here. Recently, I have taken a look at the new-and-improved ESB Guidance 2.0 for BizTalk Server 2009 Beta. The ESB Guidance contains some interesting … Continue reading

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Combining BizTalk Software Factory and BizTalk Deployment Framework

Recently I have finished a preliminary version of an adaptation of the BizTalk Software Factory guidance automation package, owned by Jean-Paul Smit and Dick Dijkstra (BSF), where I have extended the functionality of the BizTalk Software Factory with support for Scott … Continue reading

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