Tag Archives: WCF

Book Review: Windows Server AppFabric Cookbook

If you are writing anything more than a basic web service that is hosted on IIS, I highly recommend gaining a firm understanding of Windows Server AppFabric. The recently released Microsoft Windows Server AppFabric Cookbook is the perfect resource to kick-start the learning process for the uninitiated and act as the go-to reference guide for the experienced architect. Continue reading

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AppFabric Service Bus Relayed Messaging

Picking up where we left off in the Service Bus Introduction, this post will walk through a Relayed Messaging sample in order to highlight how the AppFabric Service Bus could be utilized to build Hybrid applications. In addition to the basic sample, I will also demonstrate how to provision a BizTalk Server 2010 Receive Location on the Service Bus.

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Azure AppFabric Service Bus

I recently had the honor of delivering a presentation entitled “Build Hybrid Applications Using the Azure AppFabric Service Bus” at the Richmond and Philly.NET Code Camps. Virtually no one in either of the sessions had any previous experience with Windows Azure or the components of the AppFabric. In this series of blog posts, I will expand upon the presentation in an effort to introduce the AppFabric and take a deeper dive into the code and practical application of the Service Bus messaging patterns.

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Using the ExecuteReader Operation of the BizTalk Adapter for SQL Server

Earlier this week I participated in a discussion thread on LinkedIn regarding the usage of the WCF SQL Adapter in BizTalk Server and I wanted to summarize some of my thoughts and the recommended best practices regarding this particular scenario.

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Handle Typed Fault Contracts in BizTalk Server 2009

In the BizTalk Server 2009 documentation for the topic How to Handle Typed Fault Contracts in Orchestrations, the documentation assumes the reader is calling a web service based on the SOAP 1.2 specification. The code sample presented will not work if the user is configuring a WCF Send Adapter to call a web service based on the SOAP 1.1 specification.

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