Communicator Automation API in Action – Outlook Add-In

I've been working on the an Add in for
Outlook, using VSTO and the Communicator Automation API, which allows
you to view all of your contacts while it Outlook. Outlook already gives
you presence and functionality to communicate with the people for the
currently selected email, but if you want to communicate with some one
that isn't included on the original email, you'd have to switch to

The idea behind this Add-In is that a lot of
people spend the majority of their day (like it or not) in Outlook, so
why do should you have to switch to another program to get presence and
communicate with them?

The application with source code will be made available soon at

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Michael Dunn

Published Wednesday, April 02, 2008 9:31 AM

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