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Customizing Microsoft Teams

By : Gopi Kondameda
Book Image

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

Messaging extensions

Message extensions, also called compose extensions, allow you to share rich cards in any conversation. This can be simple text or complex, formatted rich text with graphics.

There are a few built-in messaging extensions, which appear at the bottom of the compose box – for example, Emoji, Giphy, and Sticker:

Figure 2.65 – Messaging extensions

Figure 2.65 – Messaging extensions

Messaging extensions are a powerful feature in Microsoft Teams that allows users to easily share information and perform actions within a chat or channel using custom-built interfaces. Developers can create these extensions using Developer Portal, which offers a range of tools and resources to help build and publish custom integrations. Users can simply click on the extension button in the message composer toolbar to access messaging extensions.

This opens up a list of available extensions, which can be used to search for information, create new items, or trigger other actions...