New Office Communications Server and Office Communicator FAQ’s

I’ve built a couple of developer focused FAQ’s to make it easier for developers to get started writing applications that leverage OCS and OC. You’ll find the one focused on OCS 2007 R2/OC 2007 R2 here. I’ve put together another one for Microsoft Communications Server “14” and Microsoft Communicator “14” here.  I’ll be updating that…

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Unified Communications @ PDC09

I love the PDC.  Before I joined Microsoft in 2000, I went to every PDC so I could evaluate the future of the Microsoft platform and integrate it into my development and architecture. Since I joined the company, I’ve attended every PDC to share what we’re doing at Microsoft with regards to the future of…

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How to save IM conversations using Office Communicator SDK

Archiving the contents of an IM conversation using the Office Communicator SDK is something that I get asked about pretty routinely.  For example, let’s say that you want to launch an IM call from your application using the OC SDK and archive that conversation to be retrieved later (displaying all the application specific conversations in…

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PDC09 registration open, Unified Communications Futures session posted

Before I joined Microsoft back in 2000, if I could only attend one conference a year it would be the PDC.  The opportunity to get a firsthand look at the future of the Microsoft platform and provide feedback directly to the product teams just couldn’t be passed up.  Other conferences do a great job showing…

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Announcing the OCS 2007 R2 Platform SDKs and New Exchange API…

Today Chris Schindler and I presented a session at the PDC, BB09 – Office Communications Server 2007 and Exchange 2007: Platform Futures.  This is the first time we’ve discussed the new R2 platform SDKs and the new Exchange Web Services Managed API outside of the beta program and the first time we’ve discussed v.Next in…

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I’m here @ PDC08

Flight was on time(ish).  Hotel is close to the convention center.  All my hardware got here in one piece (though there’s actually like 14 pieces).  I’ve been running through my demos and everything is looking good.*   Are you ready for the PDC?  Got sessions and HOLs picked out?   We’re going to be talking…

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UC @ PDC

The PDC (10/26-10/30 in LA) is all about the future of the Microsoft Platform. So it’s appropriate that we’re going to be showing the next generation of OCS 2007, OC 2007 and the UC Platform SDKs for the first time at the PDC. Learn: We’ve got a lot to show in our sessions if you…

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TechEd Developers 2008 is Packed with UC Development Content

Everyone that touches the UC products and SDK is heads down getting ready for TechEd 2008.  It’s going to be awesome.  First, we’ve great breakout sessions to show you how to build communications features into your apps, like IM, voice and video.  We’ve also got Interactive Theatre sessions where we’ll show and discuss deeper demos of…

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Cool UC Demo on Ch. 9

It would seem that I’ve finally come up for air…  I know what you’re thinking, nobody can hold their breath for *that* long… Anyway, I’ve got a back log of cool stuff to share over the next few weeks, starting with this demo we did at the Office Developer Confernce 2008 keynote given by Gurdeep Singh…

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