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Browser Rendering Of Cisco Services With XSLT

When building custom Cisco XML Service applications, the action of testing the applications can easily turn into a tedious and agitating process. With the limited input facilities available on a Cisco IP Phone, data entry and debugging; among other tasks, becomes much more difficult. In addition to the problems of interacting with the service, there is also the problem of testing more than one object at a time. Although custom menus can be setup to access the various objects being tested, this results in the maintenance of additional service objects that are not necessary for the final application. In light of ...

Cisco XML Services Framework

Over the past several months a great deal of further efforts have been put into the 'CiscoIPPhone' framework, previously discussed the 'Cisco XML Framework Concept' post. All the hard work has finally paid off as the framework's first release version has been completed. The CiscoIPPhone Framework is now available for download (see below). This first release version is currently available without documentation as it is not yet complete. There are also a few significant changes made to the projects design and the overall organization of the framework. The most significant change brought into the project was added very late in its ...

Cisco XML Framework Concept

With a great deal of development happening in various facets of the VoIP-o-sphere, many players are trenching out their niche in the evolving market. One of the most prominent of these markets is also one of the most tangible, telephony hardware. With a variety of manufacturers out there, each is forming its own style and feature list to build a unique identity. In addition, with VoIP being so attached to the computing industry as it is to the telephony world; much of hardware is being designed to reflect this. One of the more commonly seen features that takes ...

Cisco XML Services Scripting

For those who have taken the time (and frustration) to setup a VoIP network with Cisco IP Phones, it would seem natural to want to take full advantage of the more advanced functions available to these market-topping devices. One of the more powerful and easily usable functions of the Cisco IP Phone series' is the standardized XML services that can be added to nearly all of the Cisco IP Phones. These services can be found in various places on the internet in various different forms (links, downloads, etc.); or they can created from scratch. The services are built by ...