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Charles Young January 2005 Entries
BizTalk Server 2004: TBG2BTS 1.3

Alan Smith has published version 1.3 of the Bloggers Guide to BizTalk. Well done Alan.

Posted On Saturday, January 29, 2005 4:19 PM

BizTalk Server 2004: Generating C# source files

Some time ago I published a utility on which dumps the temporary C# source code files generated by BizTalk during compilation. The utility works quite well, but is quite unnecessary. It turns out that Microsoft has implemented an undocumented registry setting to control the generation of C# files.

Posted On Saturday, January 22, 2005 12:01 AM

BizTalk Server 2004: Direct Binding Models in BizTalk - corrected!

My thanks to Gregory Van de Wiele who raised some questions over my statements about call-back patterns in my recent article on Direct Binding. In attempting to dispel some myths, I was indeed adding my own!! I had failed to understand the implications of the differences between Call Orchestration and Send Orchestration shapes, and the additional ways in which self-correlating ports can be used specifically with Start Orchestration shapes. I have issued an amended and corrected version of

Posted On Tuesday, January 11, 2005 12:38 AM

BizTalk Server 2004: Invoking orchestrations in custom code

Jesús Rodríguez has published a great article on a technique for invoking orchestrations from custom code using the same approach adopted by the Start Orchestration shape. This is the first time I have seen information on using the undocumented MessageAgent functionality in BizTalk. You will find the article here.

Posted On Monday, January 10, 2005 7:13 AM

Welcome to Richard Case

Welcome to the latest SolidSoft blogger to grace CyberSpace with BizTalk musings - that well known author (we'll forgive the fact it was a VB.NET book ;-) ) and general guru, Richard Case.

Posted On Monday, January 10, 2005 2:16 AM

BizTalk Server 2004: Direct Binding models in Biztalk

Unfortunately, the BizTalk help files contain no detailed information on the direct binding models supported for orchestration ports. This has led to some confusion and misunderstanding amongst BizTalk developers. This article started as an attempt to dispel a few misconceptions which I recently come across. However, the article grew naturally to include a brief introduction to the subject of binding which I hope will be of use to some readers.

Posted On Monday, January 10, 2005 1:56 AM

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