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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

Getting started with the Graph API

Now that we have understood the Graph API and its core purpose of providing as the single endpoint to access all Microsoft 365 services, we can move ahead and learn how to use it in our applications to access Microsoft 365 data or events to modify them in this section.

If you want to access the Graph API, all calls will follow this pattern:{version}/{resource}/{id}/{property}?{query-parameters}

The following HTTP methods (or verbs) are used to request the Graph API. With the Graph API, we can do all CRUD operations on Microsoft 365 data. We will use a verb based on the operation we are trying to do:

  • GET: Read data from a resource
  • POST: Create a new resource
  • PATCH: Update a resource
  • PUT: Replace a resource with a new one
  • DELETE: Remove a resource

Version – v1.0 or Beta

Currently, there are two versions of Microsoft Graph REST APIs – they...