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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

The catalog

In this section, we’ll talk about the available App Templates and review a few of the templates from GitHub. You can also visit for information about the latest App Templates. First, however, I will provide a quick overview of some of these so you can learn a bit more about them.

Most of the templates included in this app catalog require Azure resources, so you must have an Azure subscription.

So, you need to make sure you can create a resource as defined in the following list with your Azure subscription:

  • App Service
  • App Service plan
  • Bot Channels Registration
  • Azure Functions
  • Logic Apps
  • An Azure storage account
  • Service Bus
  • Application Insights
  • Azure Key vault
  • Azure Web Apps and Bot Service
  • Azure Cognitive Search
  • QnA Maker
  • Azure Blob Storage and Azure Table storage
  • App Insight (optional)
  • Cosmos DB

In addition to an Azure subscription, some of the templates might...