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Microsoft® Lync Server 2010 Unleashed by Tom Pacyk, Andrew Abbate, Alex Lewis

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Client APIs

On the client side, the Lync Server API enables you to add Lync client functionality and features to your own line-of-business applications. Imagine being able to view and display presence in your custom inventory control software. What if, while running your custom inventory application, you could open an IM chat window and chat with the supply room clerk to verify that you have enough inventories or start a chat with your counterpart at another store to ask a question about a product? And pass your current context to the remote party so that they will know exactly what you want to chat about?

The Communicator API enables you to do all these things. You can use it to automate the Lync client or build custom Lync clients (imagine ...

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