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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

Extensibility in Microsoft Teams

When you deploy an app template for Microsoft Teams, you may need to ensure that the app or bot is installed for each user who needs to receive messages or interact with the app.

To do this, you can use the Microsoft Graph API or the Microsoft Teams admin center to deploy the app to all users in your organization. You can also use Teams app setup policies to install the app for all intended users, which is a convenient way to ensure that everyone in your organization can access the app without requiring them to install it manually.

Teams app setup policies are a powerful way to manage app deployments for large organizations, and they can save a lot of time and effort by ensuring that everyone has the apps they need. By using Teams app setup policies, you can ensure that all the necessary apps are installed for the right groups of users without manually installing each app on every user’s device. This can be especially helpful for organizations...