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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By : João Ferreira
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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By: João Ferreira

Overview of this book

Microsoft Teams is a permanent fixture in the modern workplace, but many of its productivity-boosting features go unnoticed or unused. Hands-On Microsoft Teams shows you how to use Teams to its full potential through easy-to-follow practical tutorials. This guide to mastering Teams explores the platform in comprehensive detail and how it interacts with the rest of the Microsoft ecosystem to help you work efficiently and manage your resources. You'll get to grips with core functionality like setting up and managing teams, channels, chats, tabs, and meetings. You'll also learn to get the best out of Teams by adding custom apps, integrating with Microsoft 365, using PowerShell automation, and exploring useful settings you didn't know existed. Along the way, you'll be shown various real-world scenarios and how to implement solutions for them in Teams that will increase your productivity. Whether you're an administrator, manager, or team member, by the end of this book you'll be confident in using everything Microsoft Teams has to offer.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
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Getting familiar with the Microsoft Teams Developer Portal

The Microsoft Teams Developer Portal is an online tool that helps developers to manage applications under development. To access the Microsoft Teams Developer Portal, you must use your browser and visit, then authenticate using your Microsoft Teams credentials.

You need to get familiar with the Developer Portal before you build your first app. In the following sections, you will find a detailed description of the features that are included in the Developer Portal.


From the home page, you will be able to create new applications and access the featured content promoted by Microsoft. It provides you access to a list of resources where you will find things like design materials and guidelines, as well as a sample application.

Figure 11.2.1: Microsoft Teams Developer Portal – Home

In Figure 11.2.1, you can see the home page of the Microsoft Teams Developer Portal...