CAB: Composite Application Block

Few links with nice updates about CAB.
In case if You don’t know, You can find CAB here.
You can download the CAB and "hands on labs" (HOL, just arrived) from workspace donwloads site.
Recently, there was a webcast about CAB, where it was explained and some parts of HOL were shown. Check it out here.
And at last, the MSDN link of P&P site, where CAB is announced.

Availability: BizTalk Server 2006 Beta 1

BizTalk Server 2006 Beta 1 is available through Microsoft Beta program.
There are a lot of great improvements in the areas that were painful in the previous version such as biztalk solution deployment, management. Also some new features like BAM Portal, Business alerts, Flat file import wizard, recoverable interchange processing in pipelines.
So, if You are working with BizTalk and have some time to play with betas (You should have some ), then go to the https://beta.microsoft.com, sign in with the passport and sign as guest using BizTalkBetaTeam as your guest ID.