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MSN Messenger API

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The MSN Messenger Activity is an HTML-based application that is exposed as part of the MSN´┐Ż Messenger client. Up to 500x500 pixels. Code in VBScript or JavaScript.

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MSN Messenger: Highlights

Summary
Chat and messaging
Category
Chat
Tags
Protocols
Data Formats
XML
API home
http://dev.live.com/messenger/ 
This is 1 of
45 APIs by Microsoft

MSN Messenger: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
Yes  

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
No  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
Available  
Provider
live.com  
Company
Microsoft  
Non-Commercial Lic.
Not required  
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
None  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
Only network usage capped at 120 packets of 1.4KB per minute 
Terms of Service
General Terms of Service 

Security

Authentication Model
N/A 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
Supports VBScript, JavaScript 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
Blog 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/wlmessenger... 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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Mashups, Developers & Source Code

Developers using MSN Messenger[ Add me ]

  • umaydin
  • Avinio
  • chickerino
  • lambbrothers
  • meglobe1

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