Unified Communications Web API 2.0
Microsoft Unified Communications Web API 2.0 is a REST API that exposes Skype for Business Server 2015 instant messaging (IM) and presence capabilities.
Applies to: Skype for Business 2015, Skype for Business Online
UCWA 2.0 enables developers to make their enterprise applications and intranets more lively and connected to business contacts.
Key use cases enabled by this API include:
Lighting up presence in business apps and intranets.
Embedding IM experience in enterprise-specific Line of Business apps across platforms/browsers/devices (contextual communications), especially Windows 8, Apple iPad, and others.
Enabling Web Chat - pro-active chat feature for e-commerce site, helpdesk, support, and other scenarios.
UCWA 2.0 is available only to customers who have an on-premises deployment.
UCWA 2.0 reference documentation
The UCWA 2.0 documentation contains the following sections:
UCWA 2.0 general reference - Contains conceptual topics that describe the features and operation of the Microsoft Unified Communications Web API 2.0.
UCWA 2.0 API reference - Contains reference materials for UCWA 2.0 programmers.