Thursday, September 16, 2021

Microsoft 365 Developer Community Call recording – 16th of September, 2021



Call Summary

Have a look at Microsoft 365 tenant – script samples gallery (84 scenarios and 111 scripts)Sign up and attend an event hosted by Sharing is Caring.  Have you signed up for the PnP Recognition Program?   Do it.  Project releases this week include Yo teams - generator-teams v3.3.0 Preview2, – yoteams-build-core v1.2.1 GA + v1.3.0 Preview and - yoteams-deploy v1.0.1 GA, and also Microsoft Graph Toolkit (MGT) v2.3.0 GA.  All key features in this release of MGT were contributed by the community!


Open-source project status:  (Bold indicates new this call)


Project Current Version Release/Status
PnP .NET Libraries - PnP Framework v1.6.0 GA, PnP Provisioning Engine Schema v202103 Prepping for Version 1.7.0 release
PnP .NET Libraries - PnP Core SDK v1.3.0 GA Prepping for Version 1.4.0 release
PnP PowerShell v1.7.0 GA 52nd nightly release*
Yo teams - generator-teams v3.2.0 GA, v3.3.0 Preview2  
Yo teams - yoteams-build-core v1.2.1 GA, v1.3.0 Preview  
Yo teams – yoteams-deploy v1.0.1 GA  
Yo teams - msteams-react-base-component v3.1.0  
Microsoft Graph Toolkit (MGT) v2.3.0 GA  

* Note:  While version releases are periodic, nightly releases are nightly!  Subscribe to nightly releases for the latest capabilities.      

There were 3 new script samples this week.  The host of this call was David Warner II (Catapult Systems) @DavidWarnerII.   Q&A takes place in chat throughout the call.





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  • No new Power Platform samples this week


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Demos delivered in this session

  • List Formatting Magic Tips & Tricks​ – create a list, add and format a location column.  Add a location with link to a map and then add multiple sub properties (street, state, country) under the Location’s name.  Add a weather column and formatting to display an image and details for weather.  When list items are updated, then weather entries will be updated.   Implement this today – get the address and weather samples.

  • Build your first conversational chatbot for Teams – create a new bot in Composer (use Core Bot with Language template), set up Language Understanding in Azure, install the Teams package into the new project (in Composer), add triggers to operate in Teams and to receive and respond to orders.  Conduct your Pizza business via an Adaptive Card and task modules.  Build task modules using Bot Framework Composer without writing (almost) any code!   

  • Updates on the Independent Publishing Connectors for Power Platform – beginning with a report on number of connectors delivered to date and in the pipeline followed by an experiential show-and-tell of the Yelp connector.   Yelp connector services – get business details, get reviews, search business phones and search businesses, allows users to search for business by location, phone, and product and more from millions of businesses across 32 countries.   

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General Microsoft 365 Dev Special Interest Group bi-weekly calls are targeted at anyone who's interested in the general Microsoft 365 development topics. This includes Microsoft Teams, Bots, Microsoft Graph, CSOM, REST, site provisioning, PnP PowerShell, PnP Sites Core, Site Designs, Microsoft Flow, PowerApps, Column Formatting, list formatting, etc. topics. More details on the Microsoft 365 community from We also welcome community demos, if you are interested in doing a live demo in these calls!


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