With more than 20 people from the different Microsoft product teams and 25 speakers, this is the biggest event to remain up-to-date with the latest evolutions in the integration space. After this successful edition, it's time to look back at the most important announcements! Azure Integration Services The announcement of Azure Integration Services is probably … Continue reading Looking back at INTEGRATE 2018
What to do if a message is invalid? The default answer is mostly to make corrections at the source system and resend the messages. But… What if the source system cannot resend those messages in the right format? What if the source is a very important customer of yours and we're dealing with just-in-time orders? … Continue reading Edit & Resubmit in Logic Apps
Just a short note to myself about Logic Apps deployment! I took me a while to figure out how to get the URL of a Logic App after an ARM deployment, because I needed it as an app setting for my Web App. Apparently, there's a listCallbackURL function, that provides this functionality. I used it … Continue reading Get request URL after Logic Apps deployment
Recently, I discovered a new tab for Logic Apps resources in the Azure portal, named Workflow Settings. Workflow settings is a very generic name, but it's good to know that it includes additional access control configuration, through inbound IP restrictions. There are two types of restrictions possible: on the runtime and on the run history. … Continue reading IP Restrictions in Logic Apps
In this “This Month I’ve Read” series, I want to share some blogs / articles concerning Microsoft Enterprise Integration that really drew my attention throughout the last month. Here you can find my selection for this month. Glenn Colpaert - Build high performance API's with Azure Search This blog explains how easily you can enable fast querying … Continue reading This Month I’ve Read – February 2018
During the past weeks, I received quite some questions about the behaviour of variables inside a non-sequential for-each loop. It does not always behave as one might expect. This post describes a potential issue you might encounter, explains the reason why and provides a solution to get it solved. The problem Let's consider the following … Continue reading Variables in parallel for-each loops
This post contains a recap of the (almost) monthly Logic Apps Live webcast. In case you missed it or you don’t want to watch the complete session, you can find here the most important highlights! Watch the complete recording over here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4ajfDeWztk What’s new? Remove parallel branches: easily remove parallel branches in the designer. SOAP … Continue reading Logic Apps Live Recap – February 14, 2018
During the past years, Git has gained a lot of popularity. It's a completely different approach to source control, compared to TFS Version Control (TFS VC). A good comparison between these two technologies can be found here. When dealing with BizTalk projects, it's a common debate whether to use TFS VC or Git. Let's have … Continue reading BizTalk: to Git or not to Git?
In this “This Month I’ve Read” series, I want to share some blogs / articles concerning Microsoft Enterprise Integration that really drew my attention throughout the last month. Here you can find my selection for this month. Michael Stephenson - Considerations for hardening API's This extended blog post guides you through the possibilities to secure your API's … Continue reading This Month I’ve Read – January 2018
Lately, I get more and more questions about why I'm contributing to the community via articles, blogs and presentations. I decided to write about it, as it seems for many not obvious that some people spend their personal time on community work. When did it all start? Back in December 2009, I wrote my first … Continue reading Community contributions: give and take!