BizTalk Orchestration Design – Choose Your Shapes Wisely

 Posted on Feb 2, 2010   (Last modified Apr 15, 2021)

During my past BizTalk engagements, I have had the opportunity to work closely with my clients in developing flexible and maintainable applications. One of the most common issues that I come across is the misuse of some of the shapes available within the Orchestration Designer. By misuse, I simply mean to say that many BizTalk developers will drag and drop shapes into an orchestration to implement the business process, but do not take into account the implications of doing so.

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Handle Typed Fault Contracts in BizTalk Server 2009

 Posted on Aug 1, 2009   (Last modified Apr 15, 2021)

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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