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Another BizTalk 2004 Positional Flat File Schema Example
I got got an email from Chirag in Nigeria with the following problem. He had a positional flat file which he needed to parse which looked like this (the ` marks the carrage return and like feed, EOF is the end of file marker remove these to test the file): 0120200300 01 THORNTON ` 0120200400 01 OGIHARA ` 0120200500 01 WILSON ` 0080300101 JENNIFERMRS ` 0080300201 BENJAMINMSTR EOF There are two different schemas or 'Sections' of data here and they are identified by the first 3 digits at the start of ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 31, 2005 12:06 AM

The Death Bell for .Net Remoting
We attended a .Net User Group last night the .Net evangelist gave us quite an in depth overview of Web Service Extensions 2.0, 3.0, the history of WSI Web Service Interoperability Organisation (the guys who come up with the standards) and a sneak preview of Indigo. Indigo looked very cool, quite a nice vision by Microsoft 3 lines of declarative code to enable queuing, transactions and security i.e. COM+, MSMQ, WS extn’s rolled into one. Not to mention the x number of lines of configuration ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 18, 2005 12:54 AM

Future of BizTalk
For those of you that attended the training and Tech Ed you may remember there was some confusion over the roles of BizTalk and the messaging engine Indigo built into LongHorn (MS future operating system due for release 2006). I found this article based on a Scott Woodgate (a New Zealander and the godfather of BizTalk) presentation trying to clear this up. Well it looks like good news for Indigo and good news for the future of BizTalk unfortunately I feel that backward compatibility due to the large ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 18, 2005 12:41 AM

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