This is a non-technical introduction to Microsoft Lync. It’s designed for both Software Developers and also Normal People who are coming across Lync for the first time. Maybe you’ve just found you need to develop applications using Lync components, or you’ve turned up at work to find that someone’s taken your phone away and instead the Lync icon has appeared overnight in a Group Policy update. [Continue Reading]

This is a non-technical introduction to Microsoft Lync. It’s designed for both Software Developers and also Normal People who are coming across Lync for the first time. Maybe you’ve just found you need to develop applications using Lync components, or you’ve turned up at work to find that someone’s taken your phone away and instead the Lync icon has appeared overnight in a Group Policy update.

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Right, before I go any further I should probably clarify that title, in case my boss or CEO is reading this! There’s a certain use-case of Lync development which lots of non-Lync developers will find themselves in. Microsoft have realised this and have produced a set of controls that make it very easy for these developers to get what they need to done, without needing to invest hours in learning yet another concept. [Continue Reading]

Right, before I go any further I should probably clarify that title, in case my boss or CEO is reading this!

There’s a certain use-case of Lync development which lots of non-Lync developers will find themselves in. Microsoft have realised this and have produced a set of controls that make it very easy for these developers to get what they need to done, without needing to invest hours in learning yet another concept.

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I like doing DIY. It’s totally different to what I do for work, it’s hands-on and the rewards are immediate and lasting. It’s expensive though! Sometimes in the past, I’ve come up against a task that needs to be completed, and there’s a certain tool that’s been designed to complete that task, especially designed to do just that one thing. But I don’t have that tool. [Continue Reading]

I like doing DIY. It’s totally different to what I do for work, it’s hands-on and the rewards are immediate and lasting.

It’s expensive though! Sometimes in the past, I’ve come up against a task that needs to be completed, and there’s a certain tool that’s been designed to complete that task, especially designed to do just that one thing. But I don’t have that tool.

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The first concept to grasp is that calls of any type (such as Instance Message calls, Audio/Video calls, Desktop Sharing calls) exist within a container called a Conversation. When you start up an IM session with someone, you’re actually creating a Conversation first, then connecting a call of type Instant Message within that Conversation. (this is explained in a little more detail in an earlier post).   [Continue Reading]

The first concept to grasp is that calls of any type (such as Instance Message calls, Audio/Video calls, Desktop Sharing calls) exist within a container called a Conversation. When you start up an IM session with someone, you’re actually creating a Conversation first, then connecting a call of type Instant Message within that Conversation. (this is explained in a little more detail in an earlier post).
 

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