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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 Teams Third-Party Apps

This chapter will discuss various third-party apps and will teach you how to integrate Microsoft Dynamics 365 apps with Microsoft Teams. In earlier chapters, we explained that there are three types of apps available on Microsoft Teams; out of them, we discussed built-in apps built by Microsoft and custom apps built by customers with their developers and teams. In this chapter, we’ll look at the final type of Teams apps, which are built by independent software vendors (ISVs).

Using various third-party apps on Teams will help users of Microsoft Teams get more productive as they can work on many things from Teams without having to switch back and forth between various apps.

In addition to Microsoft-provided apps, you can also use Microsoft-certified third-party apps.

In this chapter, we will go over the following topics:

  • Third-party apps: We’ll take a few third-party apps such as Workday, Now Virtual Agent, TeamViewer, and...