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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

How to sign up for a Developer Tenant with the Microsoft 365 Developer Program

The Microsoft 365 Developer Program offers a free developer subscription to Microsoft 365, providing a sandbox environment for testing and developing Microsoft 365 apps and services. To sign up for a developer tenant, visit the Microsoft 365 Developer Program website ( and click the Join now button. From there, you will be prompted to sign in with your Microsoft account or create a new one and then fill out a registration form with your personal and contact information. You must also choose a unique tenant name for the developer environment, and accept the terms and conditions of the Microsoft 365 Developer Program.

A few app templates

Here are some of the most popular Microsoft Teams App Templates. Please review them and find the documentation through the App Templates catalog URL as provided previously.

Book-a-room is a Microsoft Teams bot designed to simplify reserving...