Oct 31

BizTalk Server 2010 ESB Training Kit

Couple of years ago I received a DVD pack from Microsoft which contained two-days instructor led course that consists of series of hands-on-labs to develop applications using Microsoft BizTalk Server ESB Toolkit. That was very valuable resource, which came with complete labs, presentations, videos, and even couple of Hyper-V virtual machines with everything pre-installed to … Continue reading BizTalk Server 2010 ESB Training Kit

By Saravana

Sep 18

Consuming JSON endpoint with BizTalk 2010 R2 REST WCF-WebHttp adapter

In the previous article we looked at some of the basic GET operations we can perform using the new REST (WCF-WebHttp) adapter that ships with BizTalk Server 2010 R2.  All our examples are based on XML data formats. One of the readers asked the question in the comments, how we can consume a REST end … Continue reading Consuming JSON endpoint with BizTalk 2010 R2 REST WCF-WebHttp adapter

By Saravana

Sep 15

REST (WCF-WebHttp) adapter in BizTalk Server 2010 R2

REST is getting wider adoption recently mainly due to the popularity of mobile devices and light weight rich (Ajax) web applications. In such scenarios usage of SOAP based services looks bit of overhead with lot of additional elements and attributes. Majority of the open API’s these days are exposed as REST based end points. Example … Continue reading REST (WCF-WebHttp) adapter in BizTalk Server 2010 R2

By Saravana

Jun 11

BizTalk 2010 Environment in Windows Azure Virtual Machine (IaaS)

Last week Microsoft announced set of capabilities in Windows Azure 2.0. You can watch the video here at http://meetwindowsazure.com One of the key capabilities that was delivered was the ability to create and run persisted Virtual machine in Windows Azure as “Infrastructure as Service (Iaas)” initiate. Every cloud vendor now clearly understand the customer migration … Continue reading BizTalk 2010 Environment in Windows Azure Virtual Machine (IaaS)

By Saravana

Mar 26

BizTalk Server 2010 Cookbook

I love this concept of cookbooks; they follow the same concept as your kitchen cookbook, bunch of recipes to prepare a fancy meal. You are never going to sit and read all the recipes in one night, you are going to keep the book as reference and follow the recipe you fancy. Technical cookbook got … Continue reading BizTalk Server 2010 Cookbook

By Saravana

Jan 24

BizTalk Server 2010 Patterns Book Review

Patterns and Practices are very critical in any software development project. Problems tend to recur, and we tend to solve them time and time again. Over time we tend to address these problems in a more and more elegant way. Understanding the common patterns and solutions that’s already been widely in the industry greatly increases … Continue reading BizTalk Server 2010 Patterns Book Review

By Saravana

Dec 9

BizTalk Server 2010 R2 announcement, my thoughts and more compelling reasons customers should buy BizTalk360

Yesterday Microsoft publicly announced the plans for BizTalk Server vNext, which is going to be BizTalk Server 2010 R2. When Microsoft postfix “R2” on top of existing version, most of the times it implies platform alignment and more of evolutionary changes to the product. Things like Windows, SQL, Visual Studio alignment, performance improvements, rollup of … Continue reading BizTalk Server 2010 R2 announcement, my thoughts and more compelling reasons customers should buy BizTalk360

By Saravana

Nov 14

Our first book winner

10 days ago we offered our readers to win a copy of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 unleashed book signed by Charles Young just by giving us one feature you want to see in the future version of BizTalk360. We received various interesting feedbacks, and we have chosen our first winner. It’s Tord Glad Nordahl  from … Continue reading Our first book winner

By Saravana

Nov 2

Get your free copy of “Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 Unleashed” signed by Charles Young

All the postage charges included, wherever you are in the world, we will post it to you. All you need to do is “Send us an email(contact@biztalk360.com) with one new functionality, you wanted to see in the next release of BizTalk360″ Rule is simple, if we like your feedback, you’ll get a copy of the … Continue reading Get your free copy of “Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 Unleashed” signed by Charles Young

By Saravana

Oct 4

Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 Unleashed – Book Review

“This is my honest opinion and I’m not paid to do this review” First thing, don’t just assume “BizTalk Server 2010 Unleashed” is the revision of “BizTalk Server 2004” released 7 years ago. It’s normal tendency for people to not buy the revised books once they had the title in their bookshelf. I have known … Continue reading Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 Unleashed – Book Review

By Saravana

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