Tag Archives: TIBCO Application Integration


Developed by John O’Hara from JPMorgan AMQP (Advanced Message Queuing Protocol) sets a standard on how messages should be structured and transmitted. Goal is to solve the problem of interoperability by providing a truly interoperable, cross-platform messaging standard. Is this the next messaging standard? Advertisements

Microservices, just another buzzword?

Why is everybody talking about microservices these days? It seems to be the solution to everything whereas in my opinion it’s nothing else than what SOA services were intended to be in the first place.


A short while ago I got the question from a customer that wanted to know the differences between TIBCO Hawk and TIBCO BWPM (BusinessWorks Process Monitor), since both are monitoring products from TIBCO. In this blog I will be briefly explaining my point of view and recommendations about when to use which product, which in my […]

Using unrecognized Xpath expressions within TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™

Although TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ is only compliant with Xpath 1.0 some of the Xpath 2.0 functions are surprisingly supported. The Xpath Formula Builder and the validator will however not recognize them complaining about mapping errors. These can be safely ignored since the functions will work in both design- and runtime and will not cause any issue’s.

How to properly parse a dateTime string with milliseconds in TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™

When parsing a dateTime string in TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ make sure to check the presence of milliseconds. However when the milliseconds are precisely ‘000’ like in in the example ‘20150508093620000’, parsing will surprisingly not result in any exceptions.

Hello World!

Hello, this is my first official blogpost of hopefully many more! Let me introduce myself, I am a highly motivated, ambitious and result driven consultant specialized in TIBCO Application Integration, Business Process Management, Service-Oriented Architecture and Enterprise Messaging. I am currently working for Rubix as a system integration specialist.