Lync 2010 General Reference

Learn about Microsoft Lync 2010 SDK development models, support for Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 features, software and hardware requirements, programming walkthroughs, and sample applications.

There are two Lync SDK development models:

  • Microsoft Lync 2010 Controls

  • Microsoft Lync 2010 API

There are two Lync 2010 API application development scenarios:

  • Use the Microsoft Lync Extensibility API to extend an existing application by integrating a new Microsoft Lync 2010 conversation window in the application.

  • Use the Microsoft Lync Model API to replicate Lync 2010 features in an application while suppressing the Lync 2010 user interface.

For more information about Lync 2010 development go to the Lync Developer Center.

To download the Lync SDK, go to the Microsoft Download Center.

In This Section

Lync 2010 SDK Development Models

Support for Communicator 2007 R2 Features in Lync 2010 SDK

Getting Started with Lync 2010 SDK

Lync 2010 Controls

Lync 2010 API Concepts

Lync 2010 Sample Applications

See Also


Lync Model API Contacts and Groups Walkthroughs (Lync 2010 SDK)

Lync Model API Conversation Walkthroughs (Lync 2010 SDK)

Other Resources

Lync 2010 Controls Walkthroughs

Lync Extensibility API Conversation Walkthroughs (Lync 2010 SDK)

Lync 2010 Class Libraries References