Category Archives: Books

PACKT Publishing Reaches 1000 IT Titles

See below press release and login to pick up a free book. Packt Publishing reaches 1000 IT titles and celebrates with an open invitation. Birmingham-based IT publisher Packt Publishing is about to publish its 1000th title. Packt books are renowned among developers … Continue reading

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Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010 Patterns

Not a bad book.  Only gripe is I would have liked a bit more on integration patterns such as routing slip and claim check.  A bit more information on features such as the ESB Toolkit and EDI too.  Still its … Continue reading

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Amazon Web Services: Migrate your .NET Enterprise Application to the Amazon Cloud

One of my colleagues Rob Linton is putting the finishing touches on a book at the moment.  I’ve just started reading and its interesting stuff.  I’m very much a Microsoft guy and have done some preliminary proof of concept work on Microsoft’s Azure … Continue reading

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Pro Mapping in BizTalk Server 2009

Hot off the press I got my copy yesterday.  If only all this information were around when I started learning BizTalk Server six years ago.  This is a great reference book and touches on topics including how the BizTalk mapper … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading – Enterprise Service Bus

Being printed in 2004 this book is showing its age and could probably do with a second edition.  But still its a decent and worthwhile read on ESB theory.  For more recent writings from the Author check out the Microsoft … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading – Pro InfoPath 2007

I had to skill up fast in InfoPath to develop a failed message resubmission portal for BizTalk Server.  Basically I add processing instructions to the XML dynamically as it’s published to SharePoint.  That XML is then rendered in InfoPath abstracting … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading – Advanced SharePoint Services Solutions

I just got through Advanced SharePoint Services Solutions authored by Scot P. Hillier.  Great book and high recommended.  ISBN : 1590594568  Chapters 6 and 7 were of specific interest to me.  They go into a fairly simple but detailed example … Continue reading

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