As promised, here’s a list of resources I mentioned during my Connected Systems MSDN Deep Dive presentation and should help get you started…

 

[UPDATE: Here's a link to Simon's WSE Trace tool I used during the WSE demo]

 

Web Services, Web Services Architecture

 

Connected Systems .NET Show Episode – Fantastic episode featuring Don Box, Doug Purdy, Eric Schmidt and Richard Turner.

 

Intro to Web Services Architecture

 

Web Services Architecture & Design whitepapers

 

MSDN Architecture Webcasts

 

Four Tenets of Service Orientation & Indigo primer

 

MSDN Web Services Developer Centre

 

MSDN Web Services Interoperability Developer Centre

 

WS-Security Interoperability - WSE 2.0 and SUN JWSDP 1.4 Whitepaper by Simon Guest

Simon Guests blog

 

Pat Helland’s Metropolis presentations:

Metropolis: Envisioning the Service Oriented Enterprise
Thoughts on Data in Service Oriented Architectures
Metropolis: Buildings and Applications

 

MSDN Article on Metropolis

 

Indigo

 

Whitepaper - Service Orientation and Its Role in Your Connected Systems Strategy (or watch the MSDN TV episode on the same topic)

 

.NET Show on Indigo

 

Indigo FAQ’s

 

Don Box’s blog (see Don’s list on the left hand side for lots of other Indigo bloggers)

Richard Turner’s blog –

 

 

WSE

 

Download WSE 2.0 (SP1) here

 

Start reading WSE articles here

 

Or if you’ve already done some WSE 1.0 stuff, start here:

What’s new in WSE 2.0 MSDN article

 

Or, if you attended the Connected Systems Deep Dive, you may want to head straight into downloading WSE and doing a lab. Here’s two Hands on Labs to get you going:

WSE 2.0 Hands On Labs - Security

WSE 2.0 Hands On Labs - Messaging

 

Great WSE Bloggers:

Hervey Wilson

Rebecca Dias

John Bristowe

Omri Gazitt

 

 

Biztalk 2004

 

Good place to start if you’re new to Biztalk is the Biztalk 2004 Home Page, then sit back and take in a few of the MANY fantastic Biztalk 2004 MSDN Webcasts.

 

Great Biztalk 2004 Whitepapers on Architecuture, Security, Development, Business Rules Framework etc.

 

Check out Scott Woodgate’s blog as he’s got some great blog postings on Biztalk and also has a large list of Biztalk bloggers on the left hand side you can also check out. Oh, also check out his new book which should be coming out soon)

 

Bloggers Guide To Biztalk 2004 – I blogged about this earlier. Very cool idea. It’s a bunch of blogs put into documentation format.

 

Biztalk 2004 Case Studies

 

Updated Biztalk 2004 Documentation (must have Biztalk installed to install this update)

 

Biztalk 2004 Tutorials