As a messaging platform, Exchange has grown over the years into a highly competent and cohesive system with a vast range of functionality. Nevertheless, that doesn't preclude Microsoft from extending Exchange's functionality or leveraging it through other systems.
This chapter examines the use of Exchange as a messaging platform to build upon and touches on where it resides within the Microsoft catalog of products. We will begin by investigating the concepts and capabilities Exchange provides to developers for creating custom solutions, and we will then discuss the thought processes behind integrating Exchange with other Microsoft and non-Microsoft systems.
Accessing Exchange Programmatically
In this chapter, we ...