Lync 2013 training for developers

Developer-focused how to training and walkthrough videos about Lync 2013, including links to streaming video and downloads.

Important: These videos are based on an earlier preview version of Lync 2013 Preview APIs so you might notice a few discrepancies.

Streaming videos and downloads

Module 1: Using the Lync 2013 Managed API

Walk through how to programmatically start sharing and handle control requests using Application Sharing modality, and how to share and interact with slides, white boards, and files in conversations using Content Sharing modality in Lync Server 2013.

Module:   Slides  |   Lab

Lesson 1: Video (Use Application Sharing modality in Lync 2013 Managed API)

Lesson 2: Video (Use Content Sharing modality in Lync 2013 Managed API)

Module 2: Using the Unified Communications Managed API 4.0

Walk through how to write asynchronous UCMA code using the Async task framework, and how to build a simple phone menu workflow using UCMA 4.0.

Module:   Slides  |   Lab

Lesson 1: Video (Using the Async Task Framework in UCMA 4.0)

Lesson 2: Video (Replacing UCMA Workflow SDK applications in UCMA 4.0)

Module 3: Using the Unified Communications Web API

Use the new Unified Communications Web API to work with familiar capabilities of Lync.

Module:   Slides

Lesson 1: Video (Get started with the UC Web API and learn how to get a user's presence)

Lesson 2: Video (Work with instant messaging in UCWA)

Module 4: Working with the Persistent Chat Platform in Lync 2013

Learn about working with the Persistent Chat Platform in Lync 2013, including how to create add-ins for chat rooms, and how to programmatically create, manage, and interact with chat rooms.

Module:   Slides  |   Lab

Lesson 1: Video (Leverage the Persistent Chat capabilities of the Lync 2013 SDK)

Lesson 2: Video (Build add-ins for Persistent Chat in Lync Server 2013)

Lesson 3: Video (Server-side development with the Lync 2013 Persistent Chat Server SDK)

Module 5: Building Outlook Apps

Learn about the new Apps for Outlook in Outlook 2013, including how to build an App for Outlook, using the Office Javascript Object Model, and different security considerations for these Apps.

Module: Slides | Lab

Lesson 1: Video (Introducing Apps for Outlook)

Lesson 2: Video (Build an App for Outlook)