Lito has started implementing Biztalk Server 2006. The customer field is financial services and the scenario is messaging + orchestation. He also started blogging about this experience and the challenges faced.
If you selected the C# profile in VS 2005 you will find some annoyances. I’ve read this post today from Scott Guthrie talking about some tweaks to do on VS 2005 via Tools->Options and I thought it would be nice to have it summarized and handy. Enable the output window to show up on build.... read more
One of the challenges presented when developing Service-Oriented application is how to setup the authorization for services. That means "Role salesman is granted to access CreateOrder service" The ideal would be: to have a pipe & filters pluggable architecture where you could add/remove components without affecting the code of the services (this is also called... read more
I couldn’t agree more with this post from Andres Aguiar. The model for databinding in Winforms 2 was greatly enhanced with BindingSource, BindingNavigator and cia. However the intermediaries controls in ASP.Net 2 are not useful at all. I see them only used on very simple scenarios with a very simple business layer or in a... read more
Setup secure conversation using WSE 3 was very simple. You just need to add two attributes to the secure policy assertion (usernameOverCertificate, mutual, etc). establishSecurityContext="true" renewExpiredSecurityContext="true" The problem was when I wanted to establish the secure conversation, get the token and use it in further requests. Secure conversation means just this: Send a first request... read more
I’ve been playing with WSE 3 because I wanted to fully understand how Policy Assertions, SoapFilters and the Pipeline work. My tools were: Reflector and a test harness example consisting of a custom Policy Assertion that creates a SoapFilter that logs to an xml file. Note: I’ve used WSE 3.0.5152 which is the June CTP... read more