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Did you know that setting the allow_early_termination=”yes” attribute on a flat file record only allows early termination of the last field in the record? So, in case of: PositionalRecord -Field1 -Field2 -Field3 -Field4 -Field5 -PositionalRecord1 –Field6 –Field7 –Field8 Only Field8 can early terminate. Bummer! I heard (from a trusted source in Redmond) that this issue … [Read more…]

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I’ve been asked a lot by our larger (publicly listed) customers about getting a SOX compliant implementation of the EDI Accelerator for BizTalk Server. I wrote a white paper on that topic, which is still in its pre-release stage. Let me know if you’re interested and I’ll mail it to you. Comments are welcome! Average … [Read more…]

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Did you know that you can actually suppress empty nodes for inbound flat files. If you have empty fields in a flat file and you don’t want them to end up as empty nodes in your XML instances generated from that, you can specify the attribute suppress_empty_nodes=”true” as part of the b:schemaInfo element in the … [Read more…]

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Since we generate .btm files with our Map Accelerator product, we learned some things the hard way. For instance, you probably all know that there is a limit to the size of mapper grid pages (100*420) and that the maximum number of grid pages is 20. But did you also know that the XRange and … [Read more…]