Yesterday I have bought the BizTalk Server Unleashed 2010 Kindle Version for my iPad. Why? Well book contains a wealth of information on BizTalk Server 2010 and has 864 pages, which means is a heavy book to be carrying around. My iPad is a light device and I can have multiple books on it, so I can carry around a complete library of BizTalk and other related books (e.g. WCF) with me.
The book contains some interesting chapters like ESB, RFID, Windows Azure AppFabric and so on. Now I agree with Saravana that is not likely that you will read this book from cover to cover. I certainly have not had time yet to do so, but I have read two chapters so far. One on deployment concepts, which unfortunately does not discuss BizTalk Deployment Framework. And the chapter on ESB that gives you more background and understanding of ESB Toolkit.
Should you BUY this book? Yes you should and I will give you three reasons why:
- It is not an expensive book and it contains tons of information, so it is definitely your moneys worth;
- I liked the BizTalk Server Pro books by APRESS, but there is not a 2010 version and this book is next best thing if not better;
- There is for first time a book that covers rules engine in detail (those are the next chapters I will read )
It will be a welcome addition to other BizTalk books you have or like Sandro states in his blog post it is one of the five books you should have.