Mark Beckner


Books by Mark Beckner


9781484216255

Using Scribe Insight: Developing Integrations and Migrations Using the Scribe Insight Platform

Available in: Paperback
The Scribe platform is an essential toolkit for anyone developing a migration or integration with CRM platforms. Understanding how to utilize the workbench, console, adapters, publisher, and other components in Scribe will ensure you have a rapid development toolkit that will drastically reduce your workload and timeline. In Using Scribe Insight, you'll learn to build your integrations and migrations with the minimal amount of effort, what shortcuts can be taken to simplify and reduce your labor, and what techniques can be used to keep your solutions as simple as possible. You'll find discussions that span the full product, from installation and configuration of the core product and use of the development workbench to advanced concepts around mapping, administration, troubleshooting, and optimization of packages. You'll also be introduced to Scribe Online, how to do basic development within the environment, and how to determine when to develop solutions in Online vs. Insight What you’ll learn Build rapid solutions for complex migration and integration requirements Approaches to advanced mapping techniques Ways to optimize packages and increase performance Utilize the Publisher and MSMQ Understand troubleshooting and administration Who this book is for All developers or solution architects working within the CRM space, including Salesforce and Dynamics CRM, will eventually need to either migrate or integrate data from previous versions or external systems. Scribe is the leading platform for these integrations and migrations.
9781484204221

The Coder's Path to Wealth and Independence

Available in: Paperback

Developers, programmers, technical architects, and consultants: You are highly skilled and have deep commitment to your craft as well as the motivation to excel. It's time to step away from the perceived security of a full-time salaried position, or a marginally successful solo business, and step into a world of freedom, independence, and wealth. With your current technical skills, and an open mind, you can rapidly build a highly successful and ethical business--and on your own terms.

The Coder's Path to Wealth and Independence explains how. Mark Beckner, himself, a highly successful itinerant developer, shows you how to transform yourself from a skilled programmer into a highly creative and effective businessperson leveraging the skills you already have. You will learn to create opportunities where none have existed, create value for yourself and those you work with, substantially increase your income, define your ideals, and realize your dreams. By utilizing the unique strategies outlined in The Coder's Path to Wealth and Independence to build your practice, you will find your path to personal, professional, and financial prosperity.

The Coder's Path to Wealth and Independence will show you how to:

  • Work from wherever you want
  • Use your technical skills to create a high-revenue, highly independent business
  • Learn the skills of the "rainmaker" to acquire new projects and clients
  • Operate under various fee models, allowing you to increase your wealth and your freedom
  • Rapidly create proposals and contracts
  • Manage projects and execute on your goals with greater skill than ever

In short, this book will help you discover a variety of powerful and unique approaches to business that will allow you be highly successful--where, how, and whenever you want.

9781430266075

BizTalk 2013 EDI for Health Care: Hipaa-Compliant 834 (Enrollment) and 837 (Claims) Solutions

Available in: Paperback

BizTalk 2013 EDI for Healthcare EDI 834Enrollment Solutions eliminates the complexity anddemonstrates how to build both inbound and outbound EDI 834 processes inBizTalk server that follow the required patterns for integrations with theseexchanges. Archiving, mapping, reconstituting EDI 837 data, exception handling and advanced logging andreporting (without the need for BAM!) are all covered in enough detail to allowyou to implement your own fully functional solution.

The Affordable CareAct and the requirements to integrate with state Exchanges have securedBizTalk s role with integrations within the healthcare industry. EDI 834 documents are the heart to allintegrations, dealing with enrollment and the maintenance of enrollments. In order to successfully integrate with theexchanges, companies are required to implement a number of architectural componentsthat can be daunting and complex to work through. High-quality resources for IT professional to handle these challenges are sorely needed, and this resource has been designed to provide concise solutions.

What you'll learn Learn how to develop complete end to end EDI 834 solutions, both inbound and outbound Create a solution that demonstrates how to integrate with state Exchanges Explore options for custom pipeline components, archiving patterns, lookups Detailed information for advanced 834 EDI mapping Who this book is for

BizTalk administrators and developers, as well as management personnel connected with these positions

Table of Contents

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4. Mapping Data

5. Adapters, AS2 and Acks

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8. Custom Business Rules

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9781430263739

BizTalk 2013 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

Available in: Paperback

BizTalk 2013 Recipes provides ready-made solutions to BizTalk Server 2013 developers. The recipes in the book save you the effort of developing your own solutions to common problems that have been solved many times over. The solutions demonstrate sound practice, the result of hard-earned wisdom by those who have gone before.

Presented in a step-by-step format with clear code examples and explanations, the solutions inBizTalk 2013 Recipes help you take advantage of new features and deeper capabilities in BizTalk Server 2013. You'll learn to integrate your solutions with the cloud, configure BizTalk on Azure, work with electronic data interchange (EDI), and deploy the growing range of adapters for integrating with the different systems and technologies that you will encounter.

You'll find recipes covering all the core areas: schemas, maps, orchestrations, messaging and more BizTalk Server 2013 is Microsoft's market-leading platform for orchestrating process flow across disparate applications. BizTalk 2013 Recipes is your key to unlocking the full power of that platform. What you'll learn Automate business processes across different systems in your enterprise. Build, test, and deploy complex maps and schemas. Implement the business rules engine (BRE). Develop business activity monitoring (BAM) solutions. Manage electronic data interchange (EDI) with trading partners. Monitor and troubleshoot automated processes. Deploy BizTalk to Azure and build cloud based solutions. Who this book is for

BizTalk 2013 Recipes is aimed at developers working in Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013. Experienced BizTalk developers will find great value in the information around new functionality in the 2013 release such as that for cloud based integrations. Those brand new to BizTalk will appreciate the clear examples of core functionality that help them understand how best to design and deploy BizTalk Server solutions. Table of Contents What's New in BizTalk Server 2013 Document Schemas Document Mapping Messaging and Pipelines Orchestrations Adapters Business Rules Framework EDI Solutions Cloud Solutions Deployment Administration and Operations Business Activity Monitoring "

9781430263463

Microsoft Dynamics Crm API Development for Online and On-Premise Environments

Available in: Paperback

Microsoft Dynamics CRM has a robust API that includes web services and an extensive SDK. As you develop CRM Plugins and custom integrations, you will find that there are many complexities and challenges associated with successfully interacting with this API

In order to ensure that you have all of the tools necessary to achieve success with CRM development, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 API Development presents the essential aspects of API development including plugin development and registration. In addition to Plugins, you will work through building out several integrations that work with both the SDK and the Web Service layer. You will also build a C# application that creates records within CRM using the API, work with Scribe Online for integration and migration, design reports that read data from CRM using FetchXML, and interact with the OData REST service using JScript. Once you've worked through the various topics presented, you will find that you will have the advanced skills required for working with CRM 2011 Online and On Premises. Foreword by Ismail Nalwala, Principal, IOTAP

What you'll learn Learn to develop, test, and deploy CRM Plugins

Create custom integrations using the CRM API

Create applications that interface with the SDK and CRM Web Services

Use JScript to read and write data using the OData REST service

Design SSRS reports that interact with CRM using FetchXML

Who this book is for

Experienced Microsoft Dynamics CRM developers new to version 2011, and all CRM developers new to Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Also for C# developers wanting to learn Microsoft Dynamics CRM. Table of Contents Plugins and Workflow Activities External .NET Applications Integration and Migration JScript and the REST Endpoint API Reporting "

9781430263432

BizTalk 2013 EDI for Supply Chain Management: Working with Invoices, Purchase Orders and Related Document Types

Available in: Paperback

Building a successful supply chain processing EDI implementation in BizTalk Server can be complex. Decisions must be made around how to extract and publish data, how to map to the various EDI standards, and how to appropriately batch and deliver data. If architected properly, your BizTalk solution can be highly efficient, simple, and something that can be managed and extended for years to come.

The topics in this book include building complete inbound and outbound solutions for 810, 845, and 850 EDI document types, which will lay the groundwork for any document type you may be implementing. In addition, topics on how to set up FTP, SFTP, and AS2 protocols for document exchange, working with 997/999 acknowledgements, and creating custom applications for archiving and monitoring data are included. Covering mapping, architectural patterns, orchestrations, trading partner configurations, AS2, SFTP, FTP, usage of role links, and data routing, you will find that BizTalk 2013 EDI for Supply Chain Management gives you the detail and knowledge needed for success with your own implementations. What you'll learn 1. Successfully create professional, industry-standard and compliant implementations

2. Build fully operational inbound and outbound processes using AS2, SFTP, and FTP

3. Integrate with SQL Server, .NET Libraries, and other platforms and technologies

4. Develop maps, schemas, orchestrations and configure encrypted file delivery

5. Configure role links to allow for shipment of outbound data to multiple parties Who this book is for

BizTalk Developers, technical architects, and executives of manufacturing or supply companies looking to implement EDI on BizTalk Table of Contents 1. Solution: Receiving 850 Data

2. Solution: Sending 810 Dat

3. Solution: Sending 845 Dat

4. Mapping Dat

5. Adapters, AS2, and Acks"

9781430250197

BizTalk 2010 EDI for Health Care: Hipaa Compliant 837 Solutions

Available in: Paperback

Building a successful health care claims processing EDI implementation in BizTalk Server can be complex. Decisions must be made around how to extract and publish data, how to map to the 837 EDI standard, and how to appropriately batch and deliver data. If architected properly, your BizTalk solution can be highly efficient, simple, and something that can be managed and extended for years to come.

The topics in this book include building complete inbound and outbound solutions for 837 Institutional and Professional EDI document types. In addition, topics around 997/999 acknowledgements and related document types are included. Covering mapping, trading partner configuration, AS2, SFTP, data extraction, data routing, and batching, you will find this to be a goldmine of information to aid you in a successful implementation. What you'll learn

1. Successfully create HIPAA compliant 837 Professional implementations

2. Build fully operational inbound and outbound processes using AS2, SFTP, and FTP

3. Integrate with SQL Server, .NET Libraries, and other platforms and technologies

4. Develop maps, schemas, orchestrations and configure encrypted file delivery

5. Configure batching of documents for various scenarios Who this book is for

BizTalk 2010 Developers, technical architects, and executives of Health Care Companies looking to implement BizTalk or EDI, BizTalk 2010 Table of Contents

1. Architectural Patterns

2. Solution: Receiving 837P Data

3. Solution: Sending 837P Data

4. Mapping Data

5. Ports, AS2, and Acknowledgements"

9781430232643

BizTalk 2010 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

Available in: Paperback

BizTalk 2010 Recipes provides ready-made solutions to BizTalk Server 2010 developers. The recipes in the book save you the effort of developing your own solutions to common problems that have been solved many times over. The solutions demonstrate sound practice, the result of hard-earned wisdom by those who have gone before.

Presented in a step-by-step format with clear code examples and explanations, the solutions inBizTalk 2010 Recipes help you take advantage of new features and deeper capabilities in BizTalk Server 2010. You'll learn to provide rich mapping support, extendedelectronic data interchange (EDI)and trading partner management capabilities, and to deploy the growing range of adapters for integrating with the different systems and technologies that you will encounter.

Author Mark Beckner doesn't overlook core functionality, either. You'll find recipes covering all the core areas: schemas, maps, orchestrations, messaging and more. BizTalk Server 2010 is Microsoft's market-leading platform for orchestrating process flow across disparate applications. BizTalk 2010 Recipes is your key to unlocking the full power of that platform. What you'll learn Automate business processes across different systems in your enterprise. Build, test, and deploy complex maps and schemas. Implement the business rules engine (BRE). Develop business activity monitoring (BAM) solutions. Manage electronic data interchange (EDI) with trading partners. Monitor and troubleshoot automated processes. Who this book is for

BizTalk 2010 Recipes is aimed at developers new to Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010. Experienced BizTalk developers will alsofind great value in the information around new functionality in the 2010 release such as that for mapping and for EDI trading partner management. Those brand new to BizTalk will appreciate the clear examples of core functionality that help them understand how best to design and deploy BizTalk Server solutions. Table of Contents What's New in BizTalk Server 2010 Document Schemas Document Mapping Messaging and Pipelines Orchestrations Adapters Business Rules Framework EDI Solutions Deployment Administration and Operations Business Activity Monitoring "

9781430218371

Pro RFID in BizTalk Server 2009

Available in: Paperback

The market for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is expanding rapidly, constituting billions of dollars annually. As more organizations adopt RFID solutions and related equipment, the need to route, map, and execute workflows based on RFID data grows exponentially. Microsoft's solution to this demand is BizTalk RFID, an application built to distribute, track, analyze, and provide visibility into enterprise data collected using RFID technologies. To aid in the rapid understanding and adoption of BizTalk RFID, this book's authors have joined together to present Pro RFID in BizTalk Server 2009, the definitive resource for unlocking the potential of the application.

With extensive code and configuration examples and multiple case studies illustrating how this application is being used in various industries, authors Ram Venkatesh, the lead developer of the BizTalk RFID platform, Mark Simms, a leading architect and developer of BizTalk RFID solutions, and Mark Beckner, a BizTalk Server and enterprise architecture specialist, ensure that you will gain the insight and master the tools necessary to be able to confidently and efficiently implement a BizTalk RFID solution. What you'll learn Understand RFID BizTalk application design and architecture. Build and develop an RFID BizTalk solution. Explore indepth analysis and examples for event and command processing. Utilize and implement Mobile RFID solutions. Instantiate workflows with the core BizTalk engine's adapters and orchestrations. Validate and route data using the Business Rules Engine. Integrate with MSMQ, WCF, web services, and external applications to ensure enterprise adoption. Understand guidelines around testing, deploying, and managing RFID BizTalk solutions. Store and access RFIDrelated metrics. Learn how the technology is being applied across numerous industries through extensive realworld case studies. Who this book is for

This book is for solution architects, application developers, and IT administrators involved in the development and deployment of Microsoft BizTalk RFID solutions. The essential reference for covering the vital aspects of building solutions with Microsoft BizTalk RFID, adding crucial real-world context and experience to the standard product documentation, this book will cover the end-to-end BizTalk RFID experience: learning, developing, deploying, and managing. Readers at any level of experience should expect to walk away with concrete, tangible actions that can be taken to achieve success with any BizTalk RFID implementation. "

9781590599358

Pro EDI in BizTalk Server 2006 R2: Electronic Document Interchange Solutions

Available in: Hardcover

Electronic document interchange, or EDI, is one of the next big waves in connected systems, as business becomes more dependent on working with partners, suppliers, and other organizations in a streamlined way. Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2 offers an efficient, integrated way to deploy EDI solutions, and with Pro EDI in BizTalk Server 2006 R2: Electronic Document Interchange Solutions, you'll see how EDI can be used in your business and how best to get it set up with BizTalk. With a cursory read of this book, managementlevel resources will be able to quickly determine the complexity of a BizTalk EDI implementation and the level of resources that will need to be made available. The developer will get an indepth understanding of EDI and a detailed stepbystep approach to building and deploying projects.

This book's unique approach sees an EDI project from end to end, through inception, into development, and finally through deployment. With this practical guide, you can set up and deliver a BizTalk 2006driven EDI solution without getting caught up in the complexity of nonEDI items in BizTalk. What you'll learn Insights into the brandnew Biztalk 2006 R2based EDI functionality, including the far greater flexibility in handling interchange Advice covering specific implementations, not simply generic advice Indepth understanding of EDI and a detailed stepbystep approach to building and deploying projects Who this book is for

Any company or individual interested in a BizTalk 2006 EDI implementation will be interested in this book, as there are virtually no resources available. Any company or individual interested in a new EDI implementation (or redeveloping an existing EDI infrastructure) will benefit from this book as they work to determine what options are on the market, and how complex those options are to build and support. Finally, many BizTalk developers without direct EDI experience will be interested, as it covers a little-understood topic in BizTalk Server development. "

9781590597118

BizTalk 2006 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach

Available in: Paperback

"BizTalk 2006 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach" is based on the experiences of many of the most prominent experts in the field. It features over 170 problem-solving recipes for BizTalk developers and administrators.

BizTalk Server 2006 builds on the heritage and core architecture of BizTalk Server 2004, leading to a powerful tool that encompasses the latest Microsoft technologies and industry standards for automating and managing business processes. BizTalk Server 2006 adds incremental value to BizTalk 2004 by improving administration, deployment, and other key areas of the product.