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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

Introducing Microsoft Dataverse for Teams

Every Microsoft 365 tenant will have a default Microsoft Dataverse environment, and as per Microsoft’s best practices, it is recommended to use the default environment for personal productivity. So, if you need to build business apps, business process automation is recommended to create new Microsoft Dataverse environments. You can accomplish this through Microsoft Dataverse for Teams if you need to build a small-scale scenario.

Microsoft Dataverse for Teams is a subset of the full-blown Microsoft Dataverse. Microsoft Dataverse is a robust data storage and the backend for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. As mentioned in the introduction, Microsoft Dataverse for Teams delivers the features to build apps, flows, and chatbots and use them in the context of a Microsoft Teams team. These applications will have access to Dataverse within the Teams environment. Also note that these apps are only accessible via the Teams app, desktop, or...