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CloudCasts Blog Webcasts in the Cloud November 2008 Entries
Dublin Webcasts
I’ve posted a couple of webcasts on Dublin on They are based on the PDC08-CSD image, so things may well change going forward, but they provide a good intro as to how to get started exploring hosting services in Dublin, and the configuration options. Hosting Workflow Services in Dublin This webcast will look at hosting declarative services in the Dublin application server. The webcast will start with a basic WCF declarative service and demonstrate the procedure to host the service ......

Posted On Sunday, November 23, 2008 6:39 PM

Two Workflow Foundation 4.0 Webcasts
I’ve just published a couple of webcasts looking at Workflow Foundation 4.0. WF 4.0 Sequential Workflow Designer This webcast takes a look at the new designer in WF 4.0 and features simple workflows to input and output data. It also focuses on the new DbUpdate activity and shows how it can be used to insert data to a SQL database (modelled in “M” of course :-) from a workflow. Building Custom Activities in WF 4.0 This webcasts focuses on developing custom activities for WF 4.0 and also at using the ......

Posted On Saturday, November 15, 2008 7:40 PM

Bloggers Guide to Connected Systems (Oslo, WCF/WF, Dublin & Azure) Is Live!
I’ve just published version 1.0 of “Bloggers Guide to Connected Systems”, which will be covering the Oslo, WCF/WF 4.0, Dublin and Azure technologies. The first version has 24 articles from some of the leading developers working with Connected Systems technologies, including members of the “Oslo” team. It is expected that the guide will grow on a monthly basis as more people start working and blogging about the new technologies, and should be a valuable resource for newbies and experienced developers. ......

Posted On Thursday, November 13, 2008 10:52 AM

Two BAM Webcasts on
Switching MVP tracks form “BizTalk Server” to “Connected Systems” doesn’t mean I will stop working with BizTalk. BizTalk Server is still my favourite server product by a long way and, apart from the messaging and orchestration engines, my favourite feature is BAM. Last week I taught the QuickLean “BizTalk Expert Series BAM” course for the first time in Stockholm, it was actually the first delivery ever. As usual, I have taken a couple of the demos that I run in the class, and recorded them as webcasts, ......

Posted On Monday, November 10, 2008 4:54 PM

Data Modelling in “M” Webcast
“M” is a great language for modelling data. In many of the presentations and articles about “M” it has been mentioned that “M” is used for creating models that will be stored in the repository database. But it can also be used for modelling regular databases. This webcast will show how “M” can be used to create tables in a standard relational database. Some of the basic language features will be used to create types and extents. The model will then be enhanced to add constraints and relationships. ......

Posted On Monday, November 3, 2008 4:41 AM

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