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Thursday, May 31, 2007

What’s new in BizTalk Server 2006?

Microsoft has done lots of enhancements in BizTalk Server 2006 comparative to their previous three version of BizTalk 2000, 2002 & 2004.

BizTalk Server 2006 includes new capabilities and engine improvements that allow a developer to create more robust solution for integrated Business Process. It also empowers and enables administrators and business users to more efficiently monitor ongoing business process.

Following are the areas describe some improvements included in BizTalk Server 2006.

1. Setup and Migration
2. Management, Operations and Deployment
3. Business Activity Monitoring (BAM)
4. Developer Tools Enhancements
5. BizTalk Messaging Engine Enhancements

A great article published on Microsoft website briefly describing the above mentions features. Click here to read.

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

About BizTalk Server 2006

Microsoft BizTalk Server is a server product by Microsoft which is used in for following functions:

1. Business Process Automation
2. Business Process Modeling
3. Business-to-Business communication
4. Enterprise Application Intergarion
5. Message broker

BizTalk server is desgined specially to intergrate systems in loosely coupled way. It provides tools and infrastrucutre companies require to exchange business document among various platforms and operating Systems, regardless of application being used to process the document within or across organizational boundaries.

Most enterprises are looking for BizTalk to solve a particular problem related to having unrelated and disconnected systems exchange data in a standard, consistent, and reliable way. Tools provided in BizTalk allow us to design reliable and robust solutions faster than is often achievable by custom coding a solution from scratch.

Monday, May 28, 2007

MSDN Webcasts in June 2007

New MSDN Webcasts details added for the month of June 2007. For more information please check the above Google calender.

MSDN: Webcast schedule changed

Microsoft has changed the schedule for some of its webcasts. Following details are given below for the same.

1. Live Webcast - Building WPF Applications using “Clder” and Expression Blend
Old Date: - 31st May 2007
New Date: - 28th May 2007
Time: - 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM

2. Live Webcast - Visual Studio “Orcas” Team System Enhancements
Old Date: - 01st June 2007
New Date: - 29th May 2007
Time: - 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM

for more information please see my above showing Google calendar.

MSDN: Webcast Cancelled

Microsoft has cancelled some of its live webcasts. Following details are given below for the same.

1. Live Webcast - A Lap Around Visual Studio “Orcas”
Date: - 28th May 2007
Time: - 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM

2. Live Webcast - What’s New in C# 3.0
Date: - 29th May 2007
Time: - 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM

3. Live Webcast - Language Integrated Natural Query (LINQ) – Accessing Data the Natural Way
Date: - 30th May 2007
Time: - 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM

Develop Next Gen Web Applications Using ASP.NET AJAX

Microsoft has introduced an online virtual class room on ASP.NET AJAX from 4th June 2007 to 8th June 2007 daily at 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM.

Following are the topics covered in this session are.

1. Intoduction to ASP.NET AJAX
2. Microsoft AJAX library
3. ASP.NET AJAX Extension
4. ASP.NET AJAX Extensibility
5. AJAX Control Toolkit

If you can score more than 80% in the evaluation test after each class room you can earn a certificate of participation from Microsoft.

for more information see my above showing Google calendar or you can Click here to registrar yourself for this event

Thursday, May 17, 2007

MSDN Event: ASP.NET AJAX Client Libraries: Object-Oriented Development

MSDN Webcast (AJAX Client Libraries: Object-Oriented Development) describes the object oriented concept in Javascript and Ajax.

Follwoing are the topics covered in this webcasts

1. Classes
2. Inheritance
3. Interface implementation
4. Enumeration
5. Namespaces

Click here to downlaod presentation file

Click here to download demo source code

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Exception handling in .NET

A very good article describing the concept of exception handling in .net.

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Friday, May 4, 2007

Won a subscription to NetAdvantage for .NET

Hi friends
I have won a subscription to NetAdvantage for .NET.
Thanks to Infragistics company

Announcement Page

About NetAdvantage

NetAdvantage integrates with ASP.NET. We can build AJAX-enabled Web applications quickly and easily, it also providing the functionality and speed comparable to a desktop application.

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

WCF Security Learning Guide

A collection of security-related content that should be helpful for those of you writing WCF services.

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