AJAX Programming Model
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Microsoft Unified Communications AJAX API supports applications that use the AJAX programming model. In the current release, XML is the only supported data format. The Unified Communications AJAX API supports modularized access of the following functionality:
A Unified Communications AJAX API Client logs on to a Communicator Web Access Server using form-based authentication.
A Unified Communications AJAX API Client logs on to a Communicator Web Access Server using integrated Windows authentication.
The AJAX client posts a method to the server.
The client gets events from the server.
The client logs off the server.
Construction of the URLs for all of the above functionality is documented in the following Using the Unified Communications AJAX API section.
The Unified Communications AJAX API offers the following benefits:
It is platform-neutral: Client applications can run in various operating systems (such as Windows, Mac OS, UNIX, and Linux) and devices (desktop, laptop, embedded device, PDA, or mobile phone).
Specifies server requirements and configurations.
Specifies client requirements and operations.
Describes communication protocols between the Communicator Web Access Server and Unified Communications AJAX API client.