Messenger Library V2.5 released!

It’s been about a month and half since we released Messenger Library 2.0.   We’re happy to report that Messenger Library 2.5 (WLML 2.5) is now available.  WLML 2.5 is fully backwardly compatible with WLML 2.0 and WLML 1.0.  Those older versions of the library continue to be available.WLML 2.5 offers the following new features: Easier…


Messenger Library Script# Update

For developers that are using Script# to develop their applications with the Windows Live Messenger Library, we’re pleased to report that the latest version (0.5.1.0 – released yesterday), has an updated metadata assembly containing our new V2.0 APIs. The other reason you may be interested in this update is that it adds support for FxCop,…

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Messenger Library 2 Contact List Sample

We recently shipped version 2 of the Windows Live Messenger Library. In it, we added a number of features to make your life as a developer easier. We’ll be showcasing a few of these in this blog post and its corresponding sample. Our sample itself is built using Script#, which is an awesome C# to…

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Messenger Library V2.0 available now!

We are happy to announce that Windows Live Messenger Library 2.0 (WLML 2.0) is available immediately.  We encourage everyone to try it out.  WLML 2.0 is backward compatible with WLML 1.0.  In addition, the V1.0 API continues to be available with no changes.WLML 2.0 offers the following new changes: Sorted contact collections We noticed that…


Custom Display Names in IM Control

The IM Control enables you to embed a Messenger chat experience into your web site or blog. When people visit your web site, they are able to send you instant messages when you’re online. When they send these messages, they are prompted to provide a display name that you’ll see when they contact you. Up…

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Custom Presence in the Messenger Library

The Messenger Library gives developers several value-added features above and beyond the Windows Live Messenger client. One of them is Custom Presence. With custom presence, your site can place its own presence properties on signed-in users.  This allows your application to “light up” rich features between multiple users who are signed in to your site….

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