Category Archives: WebServices

Office 365 and Azure Logic Apps Connector Requests

After my first encounter with the Azure Logic Apps, I also saw room for more. Here are my favorite Connector requests on UserVoice to make more interesting Recipes: Office 365 Related: Delve Board, trigger on a New Article for a Board Office365 Group Provisioning Tasks, Project Server, Planner based Triggers and Actions Updates/Additions for the SharePoint… Read More »

Tam Tam releases free webparts for the Sharepoint 2007 Community

Head over to codeplex to download our Webpart Solution: TamTam.SharePoint.Webparts Solution that contains some fun tamtam webparts for SharePoint 2007. – Rss reader ( ajax style, caching and no javascipt warnings ) ( strips imgs !!but leaves styles intact for better reading. No https/htpp mixing errors )– MSN Weather – Smoelenboek based on search/profiles… Read More »

More fun with webparts

Within Vista you can have a weather gadget in your sidebar. It turns out you can use the “webservices” of this MSN service for “free”. ( It uses an url “{0}” to retreive the weather data. So I created this ajax style webpart that you can use in your portal/mysite to display the current weather… Read More »

Putting it all together

Have been working on a project for one of our customers and pulled out some of the older magic. Older magic because everyone is already talking about VS2005 and such. Cool too, but back to my latest project. I finally got a chance to work with some of today’s cooler technologies: – Enterprise Library (june… Read More »

Yes finally !

The BizTalk Adapter for Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 2.0 integrates secure Web services with BizTalk Server 2004. The Adapter for WSE is implemented using the WSE 2.0 framework for Microsoft .NET, and supports WS-Security, WS-Trust, WS-SecureConversation, WS-SecurityPolicy, and WS-Policy. The Adapter for WSE can be used for securely calling Web services and publishing BizTalk orchestrations… Read More »

Opinari by David Chapell

David puts the hammer on the nail in his latest opinari: Stalking the Wily Business Analyst As we move further into a service-oriented future, the potential role of business analysts (BAs) gets bigger and bigger. Although their exact titles vary, a significant number of organizations have people in this role today. Whatever they’re called, BAs… Read More »

patterns and practices: Enterprise Library

From the site The patterns & practices Enterprise Library is a library of Application Blocks designed to assist developers with common enterprise development challenges. Application Blocks are a type of guidance, provided as source code, that can be used as-is, extended or modified by developers for use on enterprise development projects. Enterprise Library features new… Read More »

Will this do wonders?

Overview BizTalk Server 2004 Service Pack 1 addresses a variety of customer scenarios and contains a collection of hotfixes, security fixes and fixes for performance and stress. Microsoft recommends that all BizTalk Server 2004 customers deploy SP1 across all editions of BizTalk Server to ensure their implementations are up to date. IMPORTANT: BizTalk Server 2004… Read More »

Always a good read: Clemens Vasters’ blog

From the master himself (Clemens V): Dealing with Deadlocks and Other Unfortunate Events on the Application Level: Part 1 Dealing with Deadlocks and Other Unfortunate Events on the Application Level: Part 2 Dealing with Deadlocks and Other Unfortunate Events on the Application Level: Part 3


At TechEd, Clemens V demonstrated some stuff he and his company did for the Demo application named ProseWare. Man that stuff is cooL! Too bad there is no download available yet. Perhaps I’ll register just to get my hands on it !

Using XML

On MSDN: how to use the Schematron XML validation language to enforce constraints on XML documents beyond the capabilities of the W3C XML Schema:

Business Process and Integration MSDN has a section on Business Process and Integration. Some great info on BizTalk, Integration patterns and WebServices. With the coming of Service Oriented Architectures, this will become a hot zone on MSDN! Integration PatternsThe guide contains a pattern catalog of 18 common integration patterns, including implementations that use BizTalk Server 2004, Host Integration… Read More »

BizTalk and recent servicepacks

The Enterprise Single Sign-On Service and associated BizTalk Server 2004 services fail after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2);en-us;841893 FIX: You receive a “Specified cast is not valid” error message in BizTalk Server 2004 when you use a rule set in Rules Composer or you use a rule set in an orchestration… Read More »

Having fun with BizTalk server already?

Well here is the SDK for InfoPath 2003. Using infopath in your business processes made easy. Well I hope so, gonna try it out. From the download site: The InfoPath 2003 Software Development Kit (SDK) download contains sample forms, tools, and documentation to assist with Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003 and InfoPath 2003 Service Pack 1… Read More »

Afterall, what is in a service pack?

After the long awaited WSE 2.0 from microsoft, we now have WSE 2.0 SP1 already. The WSE 2.0 page: Download Web Services Enhancements 2.0 Service Pack 1 Download Web Services Enhancements 2.0 Service Pack 1 Redistribution Runtime MSI the readme: