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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 Authentication

In this chapter, you will learn about various authentication options available to developers for creating custom Microsoft Teams tabs. This chapter primarily focuses on the following topics:

  • Authentication and authorization in Microsoft Teams apps
  • Single sign-on (SSO) in Microsoft Teams tabs

Authentication and authorization are vital processes that are used in protecting data. Authentication verifies the user or service, and authorization verifies whether the user or service has appropriate permissions to access the resources or data.

So, both authentication and authorization are essential to keep data secure.

SSO is an authentication method that uses the Teams user’s identity and provides access to the app. The idea is that the user who logs into Microsoft Teams doesn’t need to log in again to use the app running in the Teams environment.

In this chapter, we’ll look at implementing SSO with authentication...