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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 template-based app

Power Apps comes with prebuilt templates that let you create functional Power Apps without having to acquire a deep knowledge of Power Apps concepts. This provides you with an opportunity to get a deeper insight into the prebuilt apps and understand the concepts of data binding, data updates, validation, and so on. This way, you could reverse engineer some of the applications that Microsoft and other vendors have developed and shared with the community. Go through the next section to learn about creating apps using a template.

Getting ready

You need Power Apps plan included in your Microsoft 365 subscription in order to build a Power App.

How to do it...

To create an app, go through the following steps:

  1. Log in to and click on All Apps.
  2. Choose Power Apps from the list of applications.
  1. You will be taken to the Power Apps landing page. Click on All templates...