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phpSkypeStatus: Obtain the online status of a Skype user

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This class can be used to retrieve the online status of a Skype user.

It can connect to the Skype Web site and retrieve the status information XML record. Then the class can parse the returned information to extract the status code.

The class may also return the user online status as a text or an icon in one of many supported idioms.

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Skype is a popular voice communication program that is used by many millions of users worldwide.

It can be used to communicate between two or more users that are online at the same time.

This class can be used to determine automatically if a given user is online and available for talking.

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Plain text file class.phpSkypeStatus.php Class the class-file
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Plain text file advanced_example.php Example this is an advanced example that shows skype-commands in dependence of the skype status
Plain text file example.php Example a simple example how to use the class

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