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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


This chapter gave you a quick jumpstart on scripting Teams for various activities such as administration, including users, teams, policies, and configuration. First, we reviewed Microsoft TPM with which TPM administrators can manage teams, channels, meetings, policies, and other components of Microsoft Teams. TPM provides a comprehensive set of cmdlets to automate tasks and manage Teams more efficiently. Next, we discussed CLI for Microsoft 365 as a cross-platform CLI for managing Microsoft 365 services and applications. It allows you to perform various tasks, such as creating and managing SharePoint sites, managing Microsoft Teams, and managing Power Platform environments. CLI for Microsoft 365 is available on Windows, macOS, and Linux. You can tap into this knowledge and create your scripts for any customization or automation needs.

In the next chapter, we will learn how to use SharePoint Framework (SPFX), a development framework used to build customizations for Microsoft...