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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 PowerShell

This chapter will help you understand the PowerShell module used to provision and manage teams and their backing groups. Here, you will find all the Microsoft Teams PowerShell topics.

Microsoft Teams PowerShell is a PowerShell module for managing Teams outside the Graphic User Interface (GUI). These commands have features for managing your Teams workload. In this chapter, we are going to talk about the following topics:

  • Microsoft Teams PowerShell Module (TPM)
  • CLI for Microsoft 365:
    • CLI for Microsoft 365 is a handy and valuable open source project from the Patterns and Practices (PnP) team that allows Microsoft 365 administrators to perform administrative tasks on a Microsoft 365 tenant


PnP is a community-driven initiative from Microsoft that provides guidance, tools, and open source projects to help developers and IT admins build rapid solutions on Microsoft platforms. The PnP team works closely with Microsoft engineers and partners...