What you will learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Work with schemas, maps, and pipelines, and create flat file schemas.
  • Configure a new FTP, HTTP and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) adapter for BizTalk Server
  • Use BizTalk Orchestration Designer to create and test a simple orchestration.
  • Configure orchestration properties and variables, deploy an orchestration, and create and deploy a rule set and execute those rules from within an orchestration.
  • Define, deploy, and map a BAM observation model.
  • Use the deployment and management features in BizTalk Server
  • Build a simple Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service and client and configure BizTalk Server to use a WCF Adapter.
  • Create a Microsoft .NET class library project that will contain a WCF Adapter.
  • Deploy artifacts needed for processing certain EDI documents and for turning XML messages into EDI.


This course is intended for Developers who want to learn how to develop applications with BizTalk Server.


5 Days


Outline for BizTalk Server 2010 Development

This course contains a total of nineteen modules.  The last four modules are optional, and they may be covered as time permits.  Each module contains multiple lessons.

Module 1, “Introduction to BizTalk Server 2010,” introduces the core features of BizTalk Server 2010 and how messaging and orchestration services work.  Also, this module provides a look at what is new in BizTalk Server 2010.

Module 2, “Creating Schemas,” shows how to create and manage XML and flat-file schemas.

Module 3, “Creating Maps,” shows how to create maps and use functoids to perform mapping operations.

Module 4, “Deploying and Managing BizTalk Application,” shows how to deploy applications to the BizTalk Server computers that will host the application.

Module 5, “Routing BizTalk Messages,” shows how to filter and route messages to BizTalk send ports and orchestrations.

Module 6, “Creating Pipelines,” shows how to use the Pipeline Designer to create and configure send and receive pipelines.

Module 7, “Integrating with Adapters,” shows how to configure adapters to integrate BizTalk servers with systems, databases, and applications.

Module 8, “Creating a BizTalk Orchestration,” shows how to use BizTalk Orchestration Designer to create an orchestration.

Module 9, “Automating Business Processes,” shows how to use BizTalk Orchestration Shapes to define business processes.

Module 10, “Creating Transactional Business Processes,” shows how to create orchestrations that include transaction and exception handling capabilities.

Module 11, “Integrating Business Rules,” shows how to configure business rules and how to call the Business Rule Engine from within an orchestration.

Module 12, “Enabling Business Activity Monitoring,” shows how to configure and use Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) to monitor business activity.

Module 13, “Using WCF Receive Adapters,” shows how to configure the WCF receive adapters, and how to publish orchestrations and schemas as web services.

Module 14, “Using WCF Send Adapters,” shows use the BizTalk WCF Service Consuming Wizard to import metadata from a web service, and how to use the code generated by the wizard.

Module 15, “Implementing Messaging Patterns,” shows how to use dynamic binding and correlation to implement more adaptable orchestrations.

Optional Topics

These topics are not required.  They may be covered as time permits.

Module 16, “Integrating with the WCF LOB Adapter Framework,” shows how to create custom adapters to enable integration with Line of Business (LOB) systems using WCF services.

Module 17, “WF and WCF Interceptors for BAM,” shows how to configure BAM Interceptors to gather tracking data Windows Workflow (WF) and Windows Communication (WCF) applications.

Module 18, “Receiving EDI Messages,” shows how to configure BizTalk Server 2010 to accept EDI messages from trading partners, and how to use the new Trading Partner Management (TPM) features.

Module 19, “Sending EDI Messages,” shows how to configure BizTalk Server 2010 to send EDI messages to trading partners.