Month: November 2014

Giving something back

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Around this time last year it was a pretty busy time what with the Microsoft MVP Summit and the BizTalk Summit in the same week and at the same time I was developing the RabbitMQ courses for Pluralsight.  This week last year was also the first time we learned about…

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Part 4 – API Gateway in the Cloud

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As I mentioned earlier in the series of articles there were a couple of projects where we implemented the API Gateway pattern which I wanted to discuss.  The 2nd project was a one where we also used Azure Service Bus and that introduced what I thought were some interesting new…

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Part 3 – API Gateway that worked then went wrong

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In this article I want to talk about a real world example of a project which involved an API Gateway component and how even after some initial success the project deviated from the vision and where the architecture ended up and some of the problems associated with that. The original…

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Part 2 – Services Platform Background

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Rather than just be a theoretical discussion about API Gateway, I want to bring in some real world stuff here.  I thought the best way to do this is to go through a couple of implementations but before I do that I need to lay out some background information and…

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Part 1 – API Gateway Discussion

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This article really came about from the twitter conversation on the below link: @wearsy @DanRosanova @michael_stephen @MicroSvcArch and in case there was any doubt, so would I! — Martin Abbott (@martinabbott) November 13, 2014 [https://twitter.com/martinabbott/status/532693203216920576] To elaborate on my original comment, what I was trying to say but requires more…

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Streaming Download from CRM in BizTalk

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Recently I’ve been working on some projects which involve integration with Dynamics CRM Online.  While CRM seems a pretty cool system to use there are some complexities that you need to deal with from an integration perspective to be able to effectively integrate with it.  This complexity mainly comes because…

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