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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)

Office development frameworks

Microsoft 365 has a robust development framework that supports customizations being made to various M365 services. The framework is used by Microsoft partners and ISVs who build a rich ecosystem of applications and apps that extend the power of Microsoft 365. For instance, there's an app that lets you receive digital signatures on your documents and an Outlook add-in that lets you save your documents from Outlook to SharePoint.

Companies using Microsoft 365 use the developer framework to customize and build custom solutions that fit their internal requirements. Many such success stories can be read at

Let's look at some of the most widely used development features.

Microsoft Graph

Microsoft Graph (formerly known as Microsoft 365 Graph) is a collection of endpoints that lets you build your own applications that interact with data within your Microsoft 365 environment.