In this section:
Custom XSLT with the BizTalk Mapper
External Transform Engine
Transformation in code
Which one should you use?
When performing transformations in BizTalk, you have four
choices (that I can think of):
- Using the BizTalk Mapper
- Using a custom XSLT file with the BizTalk Mapper
- Using a separate transformation engine (called from code)
- Performing transformations in code
Each of these offers their own benefits depending on your
Normally your choice will depend on 3 factors:
Generally you will get one (or two) of these, at the cost of
For simple transformations, you can get all three with the
Mapper using the built-in functoids.