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Customizing Microsoft Teams

By : Gopi Kondameda
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Customizing Microsoft Teams

By: Gopi Kondameda

Overview of this book

In the evolving remote working arrangement, the demand for custom Microsoft Teams apps is increasing rapidly across businesses. If you are someone who aims to provide users with an exceptional experience through custom-built apps that adhere to industry standards and good governance, Customizing Microsoft Teams is for you! The book starts with an overview of Microsoft Teams customization and configuration prerequisites. It then shows you how to expose functionalities from various solutions through tabs, connectors, messaging extensions, and more before you move on to explore how the PowerShell module can manage multiple aspects of administration and how to use the SharePoint Framework for creating custom Microsoft Teams apps. You’ll be able to work with Microsoft Dataverse for Teams to build custom apps, bots, and flows using Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents, and Power Automate. As you publish your production-ready apps on the Teams store and Microsoft AppSource, you’ll also understand Teams app analytics and reporting functionalities. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned how to develop custom solutions to solve critical business problems and extend the power of Microsoft Teams to develop high-value use cases in the remote working culture.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Part 1: Microsoft Teams Customization Exploring the Architecture and Components
Part 2: Microsoft Teams Customization with Tools and Techniques
Part 3: Microsoft Teams Customization with Low-Code and No-Code

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams

In this chapter, I will introduce you to Microsoft Dataverse for Teams, which is a built-in, low-code data platform for Microsoft Teams. You can also look at this as a way of bringing Power Platform to Microsoft Teams. With this, you can build solutions using Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power Virtual Agents on Teams.

This chapter will cover the following main topics in detail:

  • Introducing Microsoft Dataverse for Teams
  • Microsoft Dataverse capabilities for Teams
  • Power Platform capabilities for Teams:
    • Power Apps
    • Power Automate
    • Power Virtual Agents
  • General administration, governance, and security for Microsoft Dataverse for Teams

After completing this chapter, you will be able to understand Microsoft Dataverse for Teams and its architecture and build solutions on this platform.