Category Archives: WebServices

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

ProseWare

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 ! http://staff.newtelligence.net/clemensv/PermaLink.aspx?guid=b90c9c1c-131f-4806-bf29-8540b40cd8ec

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: http://msdn.microsoft.com/XML/BuildingXML/XMLSchemas/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnxml/html/schematron.asp

Business Process and Integration

http://msdn.microsoft.com/bpi/ 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) http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;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: http://msdn.microsoft.com/webservices/building/wse/default.aspx Download Web Services Enhancements 2.0 Service Pack 1 Download Web Services Enhancements 2.0 Service Pack 1 Redistribution Runtime MSI the readme: http://msdn.microsoft.com/webservices/building/wse/wse20sp1readme.aspx