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Book Review: BizTalk 2010 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

Max Weber

Just recently, I finished reading the book BizTalk 2010 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach – by Mark Beckner, published by Apress. Overall, I think the read was worthwhile since it helped me fill in some knowledge gaps in BizTalk and introduced me to some of the new features in BizTalk 2010. I am looking at this from the perspective of an experienced BizTalk 2006 R2 developer.
The material is pretty diverse and spread across 11 chapters – each covering a different area of BizTalk. Each chapter is broken down into several (8 to 25) sections that take the following format: problem, followed by solution, followed by an explanation. While this format works for some of the content, it does not work for all of it and can end up confusing the reader. Here, I believe a tradeoff was made for consistency over…