Speaking at Global Integration Boot camp

On a previous episode of #MiddlewareFriday I talked about a global integration event occurring on Saturday, March 25th 2017.  Happy to announce that I will be speaking at the New York meetup which is being held at the Microsoft Technology Center near Times Square. This is my second opportunity to speak at the MTC and am very much looking forward to it. The FREE event … Continue reading Speaking at Global Integration Boot camp

Speaking at Microsoft Ignite

With everything now confirmed, I am happy to report that I will be speaking at Microsoft’s largest conference, Ignite, in September in Atlanta, Georgia. I will be sharing the stage with John Taubensee from the Azure Service Bus team.  We will be talking about some real world messaging scenarios.  Service Bus and Event Hubs are important pillars in our Integration strategy at TransAlta so I … Continue reading Speaking at Microsoft Ignite

Hybrid Connectivity with Logic Apps and API Apps

Note: This blog post was written in early July, 2016 against preview bits.  The tools and techniques used in this post are bound to change. In a previous blog post (Using Azure AD Authentication between Logic Apps and Azure API Apps ) I discussed a hybrid scenario where I wanted to expose on-premises data to an Azure Logic App, via an Azure API App). In … Continue reading Hybrid Connectivity with Logic Apps and API Apps

Azure Logic Apps–Deleting Items From SharePoint (Online) List

 I have a scenario at work where we need to provide some simple syncronization between a SQL Azure table and a SharePoint Online Custom List. As a pre-requisite each morning before business users get into the office, we need to purge the contents from the SharePoint list and update it with today’s data + a 6 day forecast of future data. I have integrated  BizTalk … Continue reading Azure Logic Apps–Deleting Items From SharePoint (Online) List

Speaking at Integrate 2016

BizTalk360 has recently released more details on their annual conference in London.  This year there is a name change.  Instead of the BizTalk Summit, the name gets altered to align with the “Integrate” brand.  In case you were not aware, BizTalk360 organized the last Integrate Summit in Redmond back in December 2014 so it makes sense to carry that name forward. BizTalk360 has been working … Continue reading Speaking at Integrate 2016

Azure Logic Apps Preview Refresh: Moving a v1 app to v2

The Microsoft Integration team (BizTalk/Logic Apps) recently hit an important milestone.  They have launched the Logic Apps Preview Refresh.  You can find the original press release here. The purpose of this post is to highlight some of the recent investments and then take an existing v1 Logic App and rebuild it in v2. New Designer Probably the biggest feature released was the new designer experience.  … Continue reading Azure Logic Apps Preview Refresh: Moving a v1 app to v2

Azure Logic Apps Automation

Lately I have been building my own SaaS connector for a well known SaaS vendor.  This vendor (which will remain nameless for this post) provides free dev instances for devs to play with.  There is a limitation though.  If you do not create an object in their system within 10 days you will have your instance revoked.  My interest in the platform has been very … Continue reading Azure Logic Apps Automation