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BizTalk 2013 Developer Deep Dive Course Outline

 (5 days)
Version 2013

Voucher Notice
This class is an expanded BizTalk offering that goes beyond the curriculum offered directly by Microsoft. As a result, this course is not eligible for payment through Software Assurance Vouchers funded by Microsoft.

Are you a BizTalk Developer that knows what to do but you are unsure why you do it? If so, you need to BizTalk Server Developer Deep Dive. This class focuses on best-practices & pattern-based design while pulling back the curtain on some of BizTalk Server's eccentricities. This class guarantees to challenge the way you think about BizTalk Server application design.

Course Highlghts
 Create & implement custom simple & complex types in schemas
 Call external assemblies using the Scripting functoid
 Create custom functoids
 Design maps that execute custom XSLT
 Create EDI-based solutions to receive, send, & batch messages
 Create messaging solutions that de-batch flat-file & XML interchanges
 Build processes that subscribe to failed messages
 Create custom pipeline components
 Integrate with SQL Server databases using the WCF-SQL adapter
 Create loosely-coupled orchestrations using direct-bound ports
 Properly utilize the Call Orchestration & Start Orchestration shapes
 Develop applications that use dynamic send ports
 Implement complex orchestration patterns including: external code invocation, convoys, transactions & compensation, & exception handling
 Aggregate message instances using an orchestration & send pipeline
 Create a role & party-based integration solution
 Create business-rule vocabularies & polices
 Create custom tracking solutions using Business Activity Monitoring
 Extend visibility to custom .NET application using the BAM API

This course is intended for:
 Experienced BizTalk Server Developers who have at least one year of hands-on experience developing BizTalk Server applications

Course Outline

Module 1: Review of BizTalk Server Fundamentals
 BizTalk Server Architecture
 Creating a BizTalk Solution

Module 2: The BizTalk Messaging Engine
 Lesson 1: Messaging Engine Deep Dive
 Lesson 2: Schema Design
 Lab: Creating Reusable Types in a Schema
 Lesson 3: Data Transformation
 Lab: Creating Custom Functoids
 Lesson 4: Transforming Data using Custom XSLT
 Lab: Transforming Messages using Custom XSLT
 Lesson 5: De-Batching Message Interchanges
 Lab: Processing Flat-File Interchanges
 Lab: Processing XML Interchanges
 Lesson 6: Creating Custom Pipeline Components
 Lab: Creating Custom Pipeline Components

Module 3: Integrating with External Services
 Lesson 1: Role of Adapters in BizTalk
 Lesson 2: Connecting to External Services
 Lab: Building a Service Aggregator Orchestration
 Lab: Exposing BizTalk Processes as Services
 Lab: Integrating with SQL Databases
 Lab: Integrating with SharePoint
 Lab: Integrating using the FTP Adapter
 Lab: Integrating with Mainframe Applications

Module 4: The BizTalk Orchestration Engine
 Lesson 1: Orchestration Engine Deep Dive
 Lab: Configuring Exception Handling
 Lesson 2: Orchestration Communication Patterns
 Lab: Advanced Orchestration Communication
 Lesson 3: Advanced Orchestration Patterns
 Lab: Creating Convoys
 Lesson 4: Transactional Scopes and Compensation
 Lab: Creating Transactions and Compensation

Module 5: Integrating using Parties and EDI
 Lesson 1: Introduction to Trading Partner Integration
 Lesson 2: Introduction to EDI
 Lesson 3: Creating EDI and AS2 Solutions
 Lesson 4: The Pieces of a TPM Solution
 Lab: Implementing an EDI Messaging Solution

Module 6: Integrating with Business Rule Policies
 Lesson 1: Introduction to Business Rules
 Lesson 2: Integrating Business Rules
 Lab: Integrating Business Rules

Module 7: Enabling Business Activity Monitoring
 Lesson 1: Intro to Business Activity Monitoring
 Lesson 2: Enabling Business Activity Monitoring
 Lesson 3: Extending BAM Beyond BizTalk
 Lab: Creating a Simple BAM Solution
 Lab: Gathering Data Using the BAM API
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