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How to validate Xml Documents against schemas in BizTalk

31st August 2007

I got asked a question the other day: How would you validate an incoming message against a schema if the message was the request part […]

Sending HTML emails with embedded images in BizTalk

11th June 2007

Ever wanted to send emails from BizTalk (using the SMTP adapter) which have images embedded in them? I did recently. Sending HTML emails (or text […]

Validating Schemas in WebMethods using Attributes

14th April 2007

One of the most annoying things in BizTalk is when an error is generated in a Receive Pipeline indicating that a message has been suspended […]

BizTalk 2006 R2 Public Beta released

2nd April 2007

So now everyone gets to play…! Announcement is here. Download it from here (you’ll need to register for Microsoft Connect and/or sign in – but […]

Finding out the last shape executed in a dehydrated orchestration

31st March 2007

You know, I’m really sad that Lee has left the BizTalk team. ‘Cause he’s one of the few that can come up with gems like […]

BizTalk and Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs) – Part II

23rd March 2007

(This is the third in a series of three posts about CRLs – the first was Web Services and the 15 Second Delay, and the […]

BizTalk and Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs) – Part I

16th March 2007

(This post follows on from last week’s post Web Services and the 15 Second Delay). Having accounted for 15 secs of the 45 secs latency […]

Web Services and the 15 Second Delay

9th March 2007

Background: The large(ish) BizTalk system I’ve been working on for the last few months consumes a few external Web Services. Whilst doing some early performance […]