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Windows Live Presence API

The Windows Live Presence API is an HTTP-based API that returns a Windows Live Messenger user presence by using JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) or an image. The Windows Live Presence API is used in conjunction with the Windows Live Messenger IM Control.

A Web site can show user presence by using the Windows Live Presence API and can enable visitors to send messages to the user with the Windows Live Messenger IM Control.

This documentation contains instructions for hosting and using the Windows Live Presence API. The following table describes the topics in this section.

What's New with the Windows Live Presence API

Summarizes new features and changes that are introduced in the current version.

Getting Started with the Windows Live Presence API

Explains the basic requirements for developing with the Presence API and the IM Control.

Delegated Authentication with the Windows Live Presence API

Explains how to use the Presence API with Delegated Authentication.

Inviting Users to Share Online Presence

Describes how to invite users to grant permission to reveal their online presence, and how to obtain a user ID for the Presence API and the IM Control.

Querying with the Windows Live Presence API

Describes how to query for the presence of a specific user.

JSON Element Reference

Describes the elements that can appear in a JSON response.

The use of the Windows Live Presence API is governed by the Terms of Use.

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