Send an Un-Serialized String to Azure Service Bus Queue or Topic

When I was doing some recent work with Azure Services Bus and the preview API App / Logic App, I ran into an issue with serialization of message content with the standard brokered message.

When you send a message will the brokered message client like below you end up with a serialized message in […]

BizTalk Developer Tools: Papercut

Published by: Bill Chesnut

I have decided to start a series of blog post on the tools I use as a BizTalk developer, some of the tools are not only for BizTalk but provide functionality for BizTalk developers

The 1st tool that I am going to talk about is Papercut (, Papercut is a […]

Really good BizTalk article in MSDN Magazine – 8 Tips And Tricks For Better BizTalk Programming

8 Tips And Tricks For Better BizTalk Programming – this is a really good article for both new and experienced BizTalk developers. I was surprised at a couple of the tips, but once reading them they make really good sense.

Doing BizTalk Coding with a Tablet PC

Well I have been traveling heaps lately, I have a 4 week schedule that has me doing 12 flights, but that is not the point of this post, I was on a flight home last Friday night and I really wanted to finish working on a BizTalk error handling orchestration, so out came the Toshiba […]

Answer to GAC’ng a assembly in VS2005 in PostBuild Event

I was getting a 9009 error from “gacutil /iF $(TargetPath)”, if found some info on the web ( that point me to using

“$(DevEnvDir)….SDKv2.0Bingacutil.exe” /iF “$(TargetPath)”

it now works.