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This sample application creates and joins a chat room and then posts chat messages to the new chat room.

To set up the project in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008

  1. On the Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 File menu, point to New and then choose Project. The New Project dialog box appears.

  2. In the Project types pane, choose Visual C# and then choose Windows.

  3. In the Templates pane, choose Console Application.

  4. Type the name of the project in the Name text box and then click OK. Visual Studio creates a new project.

To add the source code to the project

  1. Replace Program.cs with the SampleChat.cs.

  2. Add SampleCommon.cs to the project.

  3. Press F5 to run the application in Debug mode.


  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 development system

  • .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (installed automatically with Visual Studio 2008)

  • UcmaRedist.msi

  • UcgcRedist.msi


  • Connecting to Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2

  • Connecting to Group Chat Server

  • Creating a new chat room

  • Posting Messages to the chat room