Tag Archives: Web Services

Watson, Come Here — I Want to See You

If you were to ask me what I want to do – I don’t want to be a celebrity, I want to make a difference. — Lady Gaga If you are like most people, the first time you heard about IBM’s Watson was on TV’s Jeopardy.  On February 14, 2011, Watson took on Jeopardy’s two […]

Web Services for Beginners

“Rest and be thankful.” ― William Wordsworth On a number of occasions, my unified communications articles have used terms such as web services, SOAP, REST, and RESTful.  Without providing much explanation, I’ve stated that these are methodologies and tools that allow a client application to access a remote service. For example, Avaya SIP telephones use […]

The Avaya Engagement Call Control Snap-In

Not only do I write for No Jitter, but I am also an avid reader of all its articles. While I enjoy nearly every topic my fellow writers explore, I am especially intrigued by those that address programming and APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). That’s not surprising, though, since most of my professional life was spent […]

Avaya Aura System Manager Web Services

Ask ten IT professionals what excites them about today’s communication technology and you might hear ten different answers. Some folks get all worked up about video and will bore you to tears with their thoughts on H.264 vs. VP8. Others are more interested in voice and get all warm and fuzzy about quality of service […]

A Poor Man’s Web Services Primer

On a number of occasions, my blog articles have used terms such as web services, SOAP, REST, and RESTful.  Without providing much explanation, I’ve stated that these are methodologies and tools that allow a client application to access a remote service.  For example, Avaya SIP telephones use web services to store and retrieve data from […]

Computer Telephony Integration and API’s

I have been involved with communications Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) since the dawn of Computer Telephony Integration (CTI).  I remember flying to Beaverton, Oregon in 1993 to meet with Intel to discuss this thing they were cooking up with Microsoft that they called Telephony API (TAPI). Along with a few of my Nortel coworkers we […]