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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By: Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak

Overview of this book

Microsoft Office 365 provides tools for managing organizational tasks like content management, communication, report creation, and business automation processes. With this book, you'll get to grips with popular apps from Microsoft, enabling workspace collaboration and productivity using Microsoft SharePoint Online, Teams, and the Power Platform. In addition to guiding you through the implementation of Microsoft 365 apps, this practical guide helps you to learn from a Microsoft consultant's extensive experience of working with the Microsoft business suite. This cookbook covers recipes for implementing SharePoint Online for various content management tasks. You'll learn how to create sites for your organization and enhance collaboration across the business and then see how you can boost productivity with apps such as Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Planner, Delve, and M365 Groups. You'll find out how to use the Power Platform to make the most of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Finally, the book focuses on the SharePoint framework, which helps you to build custom Teams and SharePoint solutions. By the end of the book, you will be ready to use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to enhance business productivity using a broad set of tools.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)

Creating a solution

Solutions provide the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) capability for Power Apps and Power Automate. Solutions let you bundle related flows (and apps) within a single deployable unit and migrate them from one environment to another.

An environment is a place to store, manage, and share your organization's business data, Power Apps, and flows. They also act as secure spaces to separate apps that may have different roles, security requirements, or target audiences.

The following are some scenarios where you could consider different environments:

  • Creating separate environments for test and production versions of your apps
  • Isolating the apps and flows to specific teams or departments in your company
  • Creating separate environments for different global branches of your company

Creating and managing environments for Power Platform is beyond the scope of this book. You can read more...