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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

SharePoint development history

It is good to know the history of SharePoint development; a few options are available for developing in SharePoint, so let’s see how it has changed over the years. In addition, learning about the history will help us better understand the latest trends in SharePoint development and contextualize what we are doing and why we are doing it this way. For example, SharePoint development started with a farm solution on the version of 2007, also called MOSS 2007.

Here is a list of various development strategies in SharePoint:

  • Farm solutions: These full-trust code solutions need to be deployed on SharePoint Server. This option is unavailable with SharePoint Online as we cannot access SharePoint Server.
  • Sandbox solutions: This was introduced with the 2010 version of SharePoint and could be deployed on site collection, which did not require any code on SharePoint Server. Sandbox solutions with server-side code have been deprecated and removed...