Lync development

Applies to:  Lync 2013 | Lync Server 2013 | Lync 2010 | Lync Server 2010

Lync Server is a unified communications platform for the enterprise. Lync Online is a hosted service that lets you connect with others through instant messaging (IM), video calls, and online meetings. Find in-depth developer resources, how-to documentation, SDKs and references, training, videos, and code samples for Lync and Lync Server development here.

Capabilities in Lync 2013

Customize and extend Lync

Customize Lync to operate with legacy systems in new ways, or add functionality through extensions on top of Lync's APIs.

Empower customer care

Empower unique customer care scenarios using multichannel communications, or extend Lync beyond the enterprise with ISV solutions such as web chat, IVR, or a contact center.

Embed communications in business processes

Deeply embed communications inside applications and business processes with ease using familiar paradigms like .NET and REST-ful APIs.

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