Lync 2010 General Reference

Learn about Microsoft Lync 2010 SDK development models, support for Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 features, software and hardware requirements, programming walkthroughs, and sample applications.

There are two Lync SDK development models:

  • Microsoft Lync 2010 Controls

  • Microsoft Lync 2010 API

There are two Lync 2010 API application development scenarios:

  • Use the Microsoft Lync Extensibility API to extend an existing application by integrating a new Microsoft Lync 2010 conversation window in the application.

  • Use the Microsoft Lync Model API to replicate Lync 2010 features in an application while suppressing the Lync 2010 user interface.

For more information about Lync 2010 development go to the Lync Developer Center.

To download the Lync SDK, go to the Microsoft Download Center.

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