What is it?
The Office Communicator Automation API provides programmatic access to Office Communicator 2007 R2 so you can automate Office Communicator 2007 R2 running on the client computer.
The Office Communicator Automation API is a quick and easy way to integrate Office Communicator functionality into your applications.
What does it do?
With the Office Communicator Automation API, you can add presence and communication features to any client application, including:
What do I need to know?
The API automates Office Communicator running on the client machine allowing you to create sophisticated presence and communication features with minimal code.
The API works with either Office Communicator 2007 or Office Communicator 2007 R2.
Office Communicator must be deployed on each client in order for your Office Communicator Automation API code to run.
The API provides two COM libraries:
Since the API is based on the COM platform, you’ll need to treat instances of classes and interfaces as unmanaged resources and release them when you’re done to avoid resource issues such as memory leaks.
What do I need?
Where can I get it?
The Office Communicator Automation API ships in the Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 SDK along with samples and documentation.