Programming with Enhanced Presence

Lync 2013

Last modified: August 16, 2013

Applies to: Lync 2013 | Lync Server 2013

This section discusses enhanced presence programming concepts.

Controlling access to presence publications

Describes how to use presence containers to control user access to published instances of enhanced presence.

Aggregating multiple points of presence

Describes how Microsoft Lync 2013 supports multiple points of presence (MPOP) by aggregating appropriate presence data across multiple endpoints from which a user signs in to Lync 2013.

Publishing presence category instances

Describes the general programming flow for publishing presence data as enhanced presence category instances.

Receiving presence category instances

Describes the general programming flow to subscribe to or query presence data published by specified presentities.

Registering custom category names

Describes how to register a custom category name with Lync 2013 to support application-specific presence data and logic.

Using Unified Communications APIs

Provides an overview of the Lync 2013-supported APIs that can be used to build enhanced presence aware or enabled applications.