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DanSharp XML Viewer now on GitHub

18 Apr 2018

OK, so it’s taken me almost a year, but I finally migrated DanSharp XmlViewer to GitHub, as CodePlex closed down last year. Find it here: https://github.com/probertdaniel/dansharpxmlviewer Source Code has been updated to work with VS 2015, although you’ll need the Deployment Project update extension. At the moment, only v1.1 is...

Adding Variables to Logic Apps

24 Mar 2017

Update 2017-03-26: I’ve updated the article below to make it clearer that each separate Logic App execution instance has its own member variable instance, but that variables are shared (currently) between parallel iterations in a loop. The latest Logic Apps refresh, on March 24th 2017, finally added support for variables....

Logic Apps Update – March 2017

23 Mar 2017

The Logic Apps team have been crazy busy this month. In case you missed the latest webcast (link here) this is what’s new and updated this month – and it’s a big list!!! 17 new features in all! Plus, one new region. And 17 new connectors. Here’s a look...

Azure Enterprise Integration Series – Part 3

7 Mar 2017

Azure Enterprise Integration Series Part 3: Visual Studio and Project Types This is the third in a series of 12 blog posts on Azure Enterprise Integration. Each blog post is accompanied by a video that covers the same content. Part 1: Challenges in Enterprise Integration Development in Azure – video...

Azure Enterprise Integration Series – Part 2

Azure Enterprise Integration Series Part 2: Azure Resource Manager Overview This is the second in a series of 12 blog posts on Azure Enterprise Integration. Each blog post is accompanied by a video that covers the same content. Part 1: Challenges in Enterprise Integration Development in Azure – video Part...

Azure Enterprise Integration Series – Part 1

6 Mar 2017

Azure Enterprise Integration Series Part 1: Challenges in Enterprise Integration Development in Azure This is the first in a series of 12 blog posts on Azure Enterprise Integration. Each blog post is accompanied by a video that covers the same content. Part 1: Challenges in Enterprise Integration Development in...

Logic Apps Pricing: Consumption Model vs Hourly Model

2 Aug 2016

In case you missed it, Logic Apps moved to General Availability last week. At the same time, pricing for Logic Apps gained a new option: Consumption charging i.e. pay by use. I‘ve been talking to a number of clients about this new pricing model, and every single one has expressed...

New LogicApps and BizTalk features announced

10 May 2016

At the BizTalk360 Integrate2016 conference today, Microsoft announced a whole slew of new features and functionality for both BizTalk 2016 and Logic Apps. Some of these include: 1) BizTalk 2016 will have a Logic Apps Connector 2) Logic Apps will have a BizTalk Connector… Yes, you read that right:...

Understanding the BizTalk Mapper – BizTalk 2013R2 Version

31 Mar 2016

Update: I’ve just realised the links in this article were wrong when I published it, so have updated them. I’ve decided to update my 2008 article on Understanding the BizTalk Mapper for BizTalk 2013R2. You can download the article here (in .docx and .pdf formats): Understanding the BizTalk Mapper...

BizTalk 2016 CTP released

30 Mar 2016

The 1st CTP (Community Technical Preview) for BizTalk 2016 has been released today. Whilst you have to sign up to Microsoft Connect to access the CTP, Microsoft have published the release notes for the CTP here: BizTalk 2016 Release Notes These release notes will be added to as the...

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