Windows Live Messenger Developer Blog

Messenger Web Toolkit is now part of Messenger Connect!

Hi! If you follow Windows Live, then you know that we have just released a new Beta of Windows Live...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 06/28/2010

Resolving a conflict with ASP.NET Ajax Extensions

Sites that are using ASP.NET 3.5 or ASP.NET 4.0 Ajax Extensions (The ScriptManager, UpdatePanel and...

Author: offirb Date: 06/24/2010

New V3.7 Browser Support Matrix

With the release of the Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit V3.7 we are now distinguishing between...

Author: terry.lentz Date: 02/05/2010

Introducing Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit V3.7

We are happy to announce the immediate availability of the Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit (MWT)...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 02/01/2010

Messenger Web Toolkit Scales for Hotmail and MSN

Have you ever wondered how well the Messenger Web Toolkit scales? What if we told you it scales...

Author: terry.lentz Date: 11/07/2009

Announcing windows live Messenger Web Toolkit v3.5: better UI, faster development, richer experience for non-Messenger users

We’ve been working hard on the Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit (MWT) which allows you to connect...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 09/24/2009

Social website Dernek.ba adds Messenger Web Toolkit

Dernek.ba is a popular social website based in Bosnia and Herzegovina with several hundred thousand...

Author: SiebeTolsma Date: 09/08/2009

Try out being a control freak without needing to code (Interactive SDK)

Ever wanted to see what’s possible (and even write code) with web controls just by clicking a few...

Author: Angus Logan [Windows Live] Date: 08/14/2009

Second Reminder: Important News for Windows Live Messenger Library version 1.0, 2.0, and 2.5 sites

On August 10th, we are migrating all Windows Live Messenger Library version 1.0, 2.0, and 2.5 sites...

Author: cpark Date: 08/07/2009

Windows Live Messenger loves scripters too: how to get it in your PHP web app

Hey this is James Senior here, Microsoft's Social Web Evangelist. I work on all our Web Platform and...

Author: Angus Logan [Windows Live] Date: 07/22/2009

Live Journal brings IM to its users with the Messenger Web Toolkit

LiveJournal.com is a large online community where users can keep a blog, journal or diary. It...

Author: offirb Date: 07/16/2009

Important News for Windows Live Messenger Library version 1.0, 2.0, and 2.5 sites

On August 10th, we are migrating all Windows Live Messenger Library version 1.0, 2.0, and 2.5 sites...

Author: cpark Date: 07/13/2009

UI Controls now available in over 40 languages!

Hello! Hallo! Guten Tag! Buenos días! Hola! Alo! Hallå! It’s just a selection of some of the...

Author: SiebeTolsma Date: 07/07/2009

  Like Bing’s great multimedia search?  Did you know other companies are innovating in the...

Author: Angus Logan [Windows Live] Date: 06/18/2009

User acquisition: writing on a notice board vs. sending a postcard

Getting people to your website is critical (D’uh!). New people. Old people. A constant flow of...

Author: Angus Logan [Windows Live] Date: 06/14/2009

Announcing the Messenger Web Toolkit Interactive SDK!

With the release of the Messenger Web Toolkit we are providing a new Interactive SDK at...

Author: terry.lentz Date: 05/27/2009

Messenger Hackathon: Come hang with us in SF!!!

Where can you go on a Wednesday night, have beer and pizza, and talk to the people that built the...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 05/08/2009

Don’t use crazy CSS

With the updates released this week, I would like to take some time to talk about styling the UI...

Author: SiebeTolsma Date: 05/01/2009

Messenger Web Toolkit Updated!

Hi,We want to let you know that we have rolled out an update to the Messenger Web Toolkit.With this...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 04/29/2009

Hotmail Web IM with Messenger Web Toolkit!

Hi everyone! Last month, while we were busy launching the Messenger Web Toolkit beta at Mix09,...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 04/22/2009

Using the Messenger Web Toolkit for Real Time Social Experiences on the Web

[This is a guest blog post by Ed Kaim. Ed runs SharpLogic, a technology consultancy in Redmond, WA,...

Author: strygo Date: 04/15/2009

Even faster IM's!

The Windows Live Messenger Library 3.0, that is included in the latest release of the Messenger Web...

Author: Jeenandra Date: 04/09/2009

Better Experiences around User Generated Content

Getting Users Engaged One of the biggest challenges that User Generated Content sites face is...

Author: strygo Date: 04/03/2009

How to: Style the Messenger Web Bar

The Messenger Web Bar shipped with the recent release of the Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit. The...

Author: strygo Date: 03/30/2009

Introducing cross-page support

The latest release of the Windows Live Messenger Web Toolkit not only makes it easier than ever to...

Author: offirb Date: 03/25/2009

View our Mix talks online now!

In case you weren't able to accompany us at Mix, you can check out the presentations that discussed...

Author: strygo Date: 03/24/2009

Come see us at Mix09!

If you're at Mix09, come meet us and learn more about the Messenger Web Toolkit! We'll be at 3rd...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 03/19/2009

Reach your people everywhere, in real time!

For users of the Web, being able to connect to friends and build social networks is becoming more...

Author: strygo Date: 03/18/2009

Learn about the new Messenger Web Tookit at Mix09!

We are really excited to let you know we will have, not one, not two, but THREE sessions featuring...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 03/17/2009

Messenger Library V2.0 moved to V2.5!

As we indicated last week, we have now pointed Messenger Library V2.0 to the the V2.5 library. ...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 02/02/2009

MSN Taiwan Builds Web Messenger with Messenger Library

Today, we’re showcasing a new stand-alone web-based IM client that MSN Taiwan has built using the...

Author: strygo Date: 01/28/2009

IM Control and Presence API Issues Resolved

We were experiencing a temporary issue that caused Presence to not be displayed properly. This has...

Author: strygo Date: 01/27/2009

ClipClub Integrates Messenger Library

MSN Germany has built an application called ClipClub that does a great job of integrating social...

Author: strygo Date: 01/26/2009

Happy Birthday, IM Control!

It has been just over a year since we announced the release of the IM Control and Presence API. I...

Author: strygo Date: 01/22/2009

Messenger Library V2.0 moving to V2.5

We posted a few months ago about our planned change to point Windows Live Messenger Library V2.0 to...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 01/22/2009

Messenger Library on Celebrities NineMSN

It seems like there are new sites using the Windows Live Messenger Library popping up each week....

Author: strygo Date: 01/21/2009

Language Translation and the Messenger IM Control

As part of the Windows Live Translation service online, Microsoft Research have teamed up with...

Author: strygo Date: 01/20/2009

Messenger Control Helps People Find Jobs!

www.Bumeran.com, the largest job portal in Latin America, has adopted the Live Messenger control,...

Author: terry.lentz Date: 01/09/2009

Windows Live Messenger for Facebook Localized to 19 New Languages

Windows Live Messenger is a service used across the globe. Part of being an international service is...

Author: strygo Date: 12/12/2008

Messenger Library on MyLife

Another site has taken advantage of the Messenger Library to enable presence and instant messaging...

Author: strygo Date: 12/02/2008

Messenger Library on Canal+

Another Messenger Library app has been spotted; this time by the French television channel, Canal+....

Author: strygo Date: 12/02/2008

Come talk to us at PDC2008

Hi Everyone, A few of us will be attending the PDC2008 Conference (Microsoft’s Professional...

Author: strygo Date: 10/26/2008

Messenger Library V2.0 migration to V2.5

As you may know, in recent months, we released Messenger Library (WLML) V2.0 (August 2008) and V2.5...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 10/21/2008

Support for HTML 5 Standards

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Author: strygo Date: 10/17/2008

Forum Move

Hi everyone,If you follow our forum or post questions to it, please note that the forum location has...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 10/10/2008

Messenger Library Documentation and Samples Updated

Hi, We have updated the tutorial and sample for the Messenger Library at...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 10/02/2008

How to create a Messenger control

Our friends at Liveside have posted a series of posts on how to create a Messenger control using the...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 09/26/2008

Messenger Library 2.5 Sign-in Control Show/Hide Samples

With the recent 2.5 release of the Messenger Library we have added new Sign-in control show/hide...

Author: terry.lentz Date: 09/23/2008

Messenger Library on Friend Magnet

This is another great example of the Windows Live Messenger Library in action. Friendmagnet.com.au...

Author: strygo Date: 09/22/2008

Messenger Library now supports Firefox 3.0

Along with the new release of Messenger Library V2.5, we have updated V1.0 and V2.0 with Firefox 3.0...

Author: Keiji Kanazawa - MSFT Date: 09/18/2008

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