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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 automation with the Graph API

You can use the Microsoft Graph API to automate the provisioning of teams based on business needs, assign the owner, add the right people to the team, and configure the team with channels, tabs, and apps.

You can automate the following actions:

  • You can create teams, channels, and threads and update and delete them
  • You can add and remove team owners and members
  • You can add files to teams, which will add them to the team’s document library of the SharePoint site
  • You can add and publish tabs and apps
  • You can manage various team settings

Team automation cycle

The following diagram is the life cycle of a Microsoft Teams team, starting from creation; modification by adding users or owners; configuring various settings, channels, tabs, and apps; and finally, archiving or deleting when required:

Figure 3.14 – Graph automation of the team life cycle

Figure 3.14 – Graph automation of the team life cycle

With the Graph...