Kevin B Smith's WebLog

My blog has moved...

I've moved my blogs' home, you can find it here now. Once we ship the book I plan to blog on some...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/06/2007

Its been a while....the book, BizUnit and my job

Darren, Ewan and myself are really close to getting the book, Professional BizTalk Server 2006 out...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/05/2007

BizUnit 2006 is Released – BizTalk 2006 and Visual Studio 2005

I’ve finally got around to finishing off BizUnit 2006 - v2.1 just in time for the BizTalk 2006 GA,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/13/2006

Debugging BizTalk Maps and XSLT's...

Did you ever want to debug a BizTalk map, or any XSLT for that matter? VS 2005 has a great new...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/08/2006

BizTalk Server Team Blog...

Michael Woods, Kris Horrocks, Steve Sloan, and Mark Berman from the BizTalk Server product group...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/23/2006

Concurrency and Coordination Runtime...

I've been tracking the CCR internally within Microsoft for a while now, and now there's an...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/16/2006

The BizTalk Product Group is Hiring....

Do you want to join Microsoft? Would you like to help to shape and build the next generation of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/12/2006

Routing Messages to the MQ Dead Letter Queue

I recently had a fun problem to solve for a client of mine, essentially they wanted to route...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/04/2005

Dave Green is blogging...

Dave Green has started his blog, welcome Dave!. Dave is the WWF Architect, and he's been having...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/20/2005

BizUnit 2.0 - Automated Testing for BizTalk Solutions

I've released BizUnit 2.0, in case you’ve not come across it before, BizUnit is a framework that I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/17/2005

Announcement: Get Connected to Free Product Support and Tremendous Online Collaboration

The product group have asked me to post this announcement to let you know about the great online...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/22/2005

Controlling the CLR Thread pool hosted by BizTalk

The CLR thread pool is global to the process, meaning that all components using the thread pool in a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/04/2005

BAM: Tracking Portal

As we all know BizTalk Server 2004 provides a great set of enabling technologies to address a number...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/29/2005

BizUnit v2.0 is imminent...

Version 2 of BizUnit is pretty close to compleation, the new version has the notion of passing state...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/29/2005

Processing Large Interchanges

Recently I’ve have had quite a few customers asking about the processing of large interchanges, and...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/27/2005

I'm back...New blog...

I've been very busy as of late which you may have gathered from the distinct lack of activity on my...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/11/2005

Rules Engine and A4Swift gotcha...

I've been using the A4Swift (v2.1) accelerator a lot recently, which I have to say is extremely...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/17/2004

Delivery Notification Performance

I'm over in Redmond currently for a couple of weeks working with the Biztalk Design Wins team doing...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/25/2004

Kevin Lam has started a blog...

Kevin Lam has recently started a blog, be sure to check it out, Kevin works in the Biztalk Design...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/25/2004

Test Framework for Rapid Test Case Development

Firstly apologies for the lack of activity on my blog, I have several reasonable sized pieces of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 09/18/2004

Bug in CustomPartyResolution SDK Pipeline Sample...

Owen found a bug today in the custom party resolution SDK pipeline component located in @ $:\Program...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/04/2004

Eldar's weblog...

Here's another blog from the Biztalk product group that is well worth keeping an eye on, Eldar is a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/22/2004

Acknowledgments and Negative Acknowledgments (Part 1)

The Biztalk engine has the notion of publishing system level (positive) Acknowledgments...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/03/2004

Biztalk Core Engine Blogg...

The Biztalk core engine team have a great blogg here, be sure to check it out, Lee has kicked it off...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/02/2004

Hello!

Ok, so who the heck is this Kevin B Smith chap? Well, until recently I spent the bulk of my...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/01/2004