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Live from Software AG Processworld 2012: Day 2

On day 2 of ProcessWorld I attended some sessions that were focusing on the 9.0 release. The first one was about a general introduction to webMethods 9.0. It started with a short overview of the new products: webMethods cloudStreams, webMethods Pulse, Command Central, ActiveTransfer, etc….

Live from Software AG Processworld 2012: Day 2

Live from Software AG Processworld 2012: Day 1

The day started with general keynotes from the CEO and CTO of Software AG. During these keynotes the so called “4 forces, shaping the future of IT” of Processworld 2012 were introduced: Big Data     Social/Collaboration  Cloud  Mobile All of these 4 forces are integrated…

Live from Software AG Processworld 2012: Day 1

Crossvista: ALM and concurrent development for webmethods (part 2)

Components CrossVista as a whole contains the following parts: CVCM package: the core TEAM server product  CVCM agents: packages that need to be installed on every integration server TEAM needs to connect to. Will be done automatically in the background.  TeamVCS package: package for concurrent…

Crossvista: ALM and concurrent development for webmethods (part 2)

Installation of packages on Integration Server through custom developed java program

Out of the box a package can be installed on webMethods Integration Server via the Administrator’s Package Management GUI or using WmDeployer. Following code snippet with allow you to install packages on a webMethods Integration Server through the usage of a custom developed java program,…

Installation of packages on Integration Server through custom developed java program

JXL parsing problems with apache POI generated xls

The problem We are using apache poi 3.8 to generate excels. Our excel generation is based on templates where we duplicate rows and columns as necessary to fit the data that is fed into them. In this particular usecase we add 23 rows and one…

JXL parsing problems with apache POI generated xls

using Spring Expression Language (SpEL) in a blueprint container

Spring Expression Language (SpEL) can be used to configure beans in a spring application context. For example the Spring-batch framework makes heavy use of it for what they call late binding of properties. To get a feel of what SpEL can do, some examples from…

using Spring Expression Language (SpEL) in a blueprint container

Skinning in JSF

Why Skinning? CSS is the tool for webdevelopers (or more likely designers) to customize sites without having to alter code. This allows for visual variability without the need to compile/test/deploy/… things. It also allows user-specific theming where the user can decide which theme looks best….

Skinning in JSF

Resending Idocs Not Using Transaction WE19

Problem: When testing an interface in SAP PI I wanted to resend some idoc’s to PI. Resending a succesfully processed idoc in SAP PI is not possible from SXMB_MONI. You can use transaction WE19 from your backend system to do this, but I was not…

Resending Idocs Not Using Transaction WE19

Prince2 and integration projects

A couple of weeks ago I attended to the Prince2 practitioner course. Main driver to attend this training was to find out how it could help me in managing several simultanous B2B & EAI projects (called integration projects from here on). I want to share some reflections…

Prince2 and integration projects

WS-Security mustUnderstand in webmethods

WS-Security mustUnderstand Environment: webmethods 8.0.1 Problem A client has asked us to enable ws-security when using a particular webservice he exposes (webmethods policy “Consumer policy for Username”). However when we call his webservice with the appropriate message level authentication, we receive the following soap fault:…

WS-Security mustUnderstand in webmethods

Changing variables during runtime (BizTalk 2010)

For one of our customers I had to come up with a solution for the changing variables and different environment parameters. For the changing send/receive location we use Deployment Framework for BizTalk, but there are some parameters that cannot be changed during runtime.   One…

Changing variables during runtime (BizTalk 2010)