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
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.