Integrate with Skype, Microsoft Communicator or Outlook feed using special URI (Windows)Tag(s): Misc Prog HowTo


Skype
When you install the Skype client, a new protocol is created : skype:

The syntax is

skype:[?[add|call|chat|sendfile|userinfo]]
in HTML, it looks like this
<a href="skype:1235551234?call">Skype me<a>
Microsoft Communicator
The protocol to use is im:

ex.

<a href="im:sip:chuck@company.com">Chat with Chuck</a>
Outlook feed
To add a RSS feed to Outlook is not the most easy task. The protocol outlookfeed: can make the process a little bit easier.
<a href="outlookfeed://www.rgagnon.com/feed.xml">Real's HowTo Feed<a>
Try it (if you have Outlook installed) : Real's HowTo Feed
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