Developing Business Process and Integration Solutions Using Microsoft BizTalk Server


This five-day instructor-led course will provide students with the knowledge and skills to integrate internal and external systems and trading partners and to develop business process integration applications using BizTalk Server.


This course is intended for developers who are responsible for developing BizTalk Server e-business solutions. Individuals who attend this course are expected to have the following prerequisite knowledge or experience:

  • at least two years of experience using Visual Basic, C#, or Java to develop distributed applications
  • familiarity with systems integration and Web services terminology and concepts
  • familiarity with Visual Studio 2010.
  • working knowledge of XML.

Prior experience with of BizTalk Server is not required.

Course Outline

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, introduces the core features of BizTalk Server and how messaging and orchestration services work. Also, this module provides a look at what is new in BizTalk Server
  • 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.

Course outline - 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 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 to send EDI messages to trading partners.

On-Site Training

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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