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Building a Service Gateway Using MassTransit, Part 2

This post is the second in a series on building a highly available service gateway. The implementation will be built in C# using MassTransit, StructureMap, ASP.NET MVC, and NHibernate. Continued… In part one, I discussed two exchange patterns that are … Continue reading 

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Building A Service Gateway Using MassTransit, Part 1

This post is the first in a series on building a highly available service gateway. The implementation will be built in C# using MassTransit, StructureMap, ASP.NET MVC, and NHibernate. Introduction A common way of applying a messaging solution to an … Continue reading 

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Performance Counters Added to MassTransit

One feature that is often overlooked in software development is the output of information that can be observed by operations once the application is in production. Fortunately, many open source projects are leveraging log4net to provide a configurable level of … Continue reading 

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Interface Subscriptions Now Supported by MassTransit

Last year when we were reviewing the backlog of items that we wanted to build for MassTransit, one item that kept rising to the top of the list is a solid story for evolving message producers over the lifecycle of … Continue reading 

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Under the Covers with MassTransit Endpoints

This post details some of the internal changes to how MassTransit, an open-source lightweight service bus, communicates with transports such as MSMQ, ActiveMQ, and TIBCO. These changes are not likely to impact anyone using MassTransit, they are all well below … Continue reading 

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Event Aggregator Using the Magnum Pipeline

In the past few weeks, both Udi Dahan and Jeremy D. Miller have posted on events. Udi posted about domain events, while Jeremy posted about his use of the event aggregator pattern in StoryTeller. In each case, events are represented … Continue reading 

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Accessing ActiveMQ on Mac OSX from a Windows VM

With MassTransit, we support multiple messaging transports, including MSMQ (comes with Windows), ActiveMQ (an open-source Java message broker), and TIBCO EMS (a not-so-open-source message broker). With that in mind, teams building on the Windows platform can comfortably choose MSMQ and … Continue reading 

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I’m a Microsoft C# MVP!

Opening my Inbox this morning resulted in a pleasant surprise from Microsoft. I have been presented with the 2009 Microsoft® MVP Award as a recognition for sharing my expertise in Visual C# with others. It is an honor to be … Continue reading 

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Dallas TechFest 2009 Tomorrow

It’s been a couple of busy weeks! The weekend before my presentations in Arkansas, I decided to forego sleep and go to Wakarusa! The Saturday lineup included two of my favorite electronica acts, Shpongle and Ott, and introduced to another … Continue reading 

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Presenting on Event Driven Architecture and MassTransit

Event Driven Architecture Business applications no longer exist as isolated systems. In order to provide integrated solutions that add business value, applications must be connected. Modern approaches for enterprise application integration (EAI) such as Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) separate applications … Continue reading 

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