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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 bot

Bots perform tasks that are simple and repetitive. They are much faster than a human and can provide 24/7 support.

Let's see what it takes to build a new bot. We are going to build a bot that will enable our users to register themselves for a course.

Getting ready

You will need a Power Virtual Agent license to complete this recipe. Alternatively, you can sign up for a trial by visiting:

How to do it...

Follow these steps to complete this recipe:

  1. Go to and sign in with your organization account.
  2. If you do not have a license, sign up for a trial.
  3. In the Create a new bot dialog box, enter a name for your bot. Let's name it Course Selector
  4. SelectCreateto initiate the bot-building process.
  1. If you already have created one bot and want to create another, click on the Bot icon at...