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  • Blog Post: About SQL Server Modeling Services

    As we plan for our V1 release, we have been engaging with many customers to discuss their requirements and incorporate their feedback into our plans. Some customers have told us that name "SQL Server Modeling Services" doesn't reflect the true nature of what it really is. And its obvious short form SSMS...
  • Blog Post: QualifiedType accessor to XML Schema type mapping

    This previous post shows how WCF LOB Adapter SDK metadata object model can be used to define metadata for operations and/or types so that the WCF contract (WSDL) can be generated from it. The ResolveOperationMetadata() / ResolveTypeMetadata() methods in Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Common.IMetdataResolverHandler...
  • Blog Post: Retrieving metadata from adapter developed using adapter SDK

    See following posts for more information on this topic. How to: Browse/Search metadata from WCF LOB Adapter How to: Retrieve WSDL from WCF LOB Adapter
  • Blog Post: How to: Browse/Search metadata in a WCF LOB Adapter

    Adapter consumer can browse/search metadata from WCF LOB Adapter using following ways: Using Add Adapter Service Reference Visual Studio Plug-In Using Consume Adapter Service BizTalk Project Add-In Using Microsoft.ServiceModel.Channels.Tools.MetadataSearchBrowse.MetadataUserControl Using...
  • Blog Post: How to: Generate a WSDL from a WCF LOB Adapter

    Add Adapter Service Reference Visual Studio Plug-In generates a Common Language Runtime (CLR) objects in C#, VB, J#, etc. and Consume Adapter Service BizTalk Project Add-In generates XML Schemas. You can use one of the following methods to generate a Web Servce Description Language (WSDL) file for selected...
  • Blog Post: Contract Generation from WSDL/XML Schema - DataContractSerializer vs. XmlSerializer

    WCF LOB Adapter SDK metadata object model generates WSDL / XML Schema with constructs that are well-liked by DataContractSerializer . The Svcutil.Exe creates a proxy / service interface from this WSDL containing attributes such as ServiceContract, OperationContract, DataContract, DataMember, etc. If...
  • Blog Post: Metadata object model extensibility using ExportXmlSchema

    Scenario: Adapter Developer needs to define an operation signature using XML Schema types not directly supported by the WCF LOB Adapter SDK Metadata Object Model. For example, there is a need to have an operation signature like this – void SendXmlBlob(System.Xml.XmlElement blob). WCF LOB Adapter SDK...
  • Blog Post: Implementing Metadata Resolver Handler

    The Adapter Browse Handler and Adapter Search Handler implementations return an array of objects of type MetadataRetrievalNode. This object structure doesn’t contain the actual information about the input and output types of each operation. The input parameters and output result for each operation are...
  • Blog Post: Implementing Metadata Search Handler

    The implementation and usage of metadata search handler is identical to metadata browse handler, with the exception of this class returning a filtered list of metadata objects back to the caller depending on the passed in search criteria. It can return the operations as well as categories depending on...
  • Blog Post: Implementing Metadata Browse Handler

    Most databases and LOB applications provide some form of metadata that can be used to define the data that is exchanged between the adapter and the target system. Adapter Developer needs to implement IMetadataBrowseHandler interface provided within WCF LOB Adapter SDK for providing Adapter Consumer an...
  • Blog Post: Show me the metadata!

    WCF LOB Adapter SDK extends the WCF channel architecture with Metadata Object Model and provides an infrastructure for browsing, searching, retrieving and importing metadata from the adapter. What is metadata? See this wikipedia definition for a more descriptive definition. The WCF LOB Adapter metadata...
  • Blog Post: Providing custom XML Schema files for resolving operation and type metadata

    One of the frequently asked questions that I get from our TAP customers is about an ability to provide own schema files for resolving the metadata. In this post, I provide a simple example of accomplishing that. I will add more details in future posts as necessary. At design-time, once the adapter...
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