Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Microsoft 365 Platform Call – 21st of September, 2021




Microsoft 365 Platform Community Call - weekly community call recording from September 21st, is now available from the Microsoft 365 Community YouTube channel at


Call Summary

Welcome to the weekly call focused on capabilities of the Microsoft 365 platform.   New to Microsoft 365 Platform development?  You are encouraged to register at Microsoft 365 Developer Program for free E5 developer tenant and other assets.   Hear about the upcoming M365 Ecosystem Security - ISV and Customer Surveys.  Access the latest free training modules to accelerate learning Microsoft 365 platform capabilities.  Visit the new Microsoft 365 sample gallery with more than 500 samples from Microsoft and community.  Sign up and attend one of a growing list of events hosted by Sharing is Caring in September.  Tune into the weekly Microsoft 365 Developer Podcast focused exclusively on Microsoft 365 dev topics – hosted by Jeremy Thake (Microsoft) and Paul Schaeflein (Addin365).   Registration for Microsoft Ignite (Digital event) – November 2-4 is now open.  The host of this call was Brian T. Jackett (Microsoft) @BrianTJackett.   Q&A takes place in chat throughout the call.


Microsoft 365 Platform News Flash




  • Register for Microsoft Ignite (Digital event) - November 2-4, 2021-
  • Register for Sharing is Caring Events:
    • First Time Contributor Session – TBS (EMEA, APAC & US friendly times available)
    • Community Docs Session – October 5th 
    • PnP – SPFx Developer Workstation Setup – TBS
    • PnP SPFx Samples – Solving SPFx version differences using Node Version Manager – September 28th 
    • Ask Me Anything (AMA) – Power Platform Development & Samples – September 28th
    • Ask Me Anything (AMA) – List Formatting – October 5th
    • First Time Presenter – October 12th
    • More than Code with VSCode – TBS 
    • Maturity Model Practitioners – October 19th  (every 3rd Tuesday of month, 7:00am PT)
    • PnP Office Hours – 1:1 session – Register
    • PnP Buddy System – Request a Buddy
  • Request a Demo spot on the call
  • Download the recurrent invite for this call –
  • Call attention to your great work by using the #PnPWeekly on Twitter.




Together mode is back and the house is packed!   Great seeing everybody.   See you again soon.  



  • M365 Ecosystem Security – ISV and Customer Survey – walk through 2 new surveys targeted to Customer and to Developer/ISV.  Objective is to understand from customers their top concerns when adopting and configuring third party applications that meet compliance needs.  And from a partner perspective, to understand what Microsoft can do as a platform provider to help you build secure applications and drive customer adoption.   Surveys are being sent out this week. 


Demos delivered in this session

  • Microsoft Teams Sample code showcase – 4 Microsoft produced Teams samples - Build tabs with Adaptive Cards (build Teams tabs with Adaptive Cards using Node or C#), Receive all channel messages with RSC (Preview) (bot receives all channel messages with RSC without @mention), Real-time Teams meeting events (bot receives real-time meeting events), and SSO for Tabs + Bots + Messaging Exchange (ME) (combined SSO for Bots, Tabs & ME).   Discussion on Resource-specific consent (RSC) for granular consent.
  • Preview on new templates for Microsoft Teams and SharePoint in SharePoint Framework – resetting design and default experiences by modernizing default SPFx web part templates.  UX updates - fully sectioned, color aware, detects if in SharePoint or Teams environment, on page guidance for page creators, theme aware.  Changes included in SPFx v1.14 rolling out this Fall.   Thoughts on UX?  Join the discussions in SP Dev docs.  Q&A and bonus - glimpse the Viva Dashboard (web part) in Teams.

Thank you for your work. Samples are often showcased in Demos.


Topics covered in this call

  • Latest updates and news on the Microsoft 365 platform – Brian T. Jackett (Microsoft) @BrianTJackett  5:40
  • The M365 Ecosystem Security - ISV and Customer Surveys – Gladys Kenfack (Microsoft) – 8:53
  • D1:  Microsoft Teams Sample code showcase – Wajeed Shaikh (Microsoft) – 16:55
  • D2:  Preview on new templates for Microsoft Teams and SharePoint in SharePoint Framework – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen16:55


Additional resources around the covered topics and links from the slides.


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Upcoming Calls | Recurrent Invites:

Microsoft 365 Platform community call focuses on latest Microsoft 365 Platform updates and demos delivered by Microsoft presenters and takes place weekly on Tuesday.  The alternating Special Interest Group community calls each Thursday focus on SharePoint Framework (client-side development/implementation) and Microsoft 365 Platform (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.) with demos commonly delivered by community members.   More details on the Microsoft 365 community from


You can download recurrent invite for this call from  Welcome and join in the discussion. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, feel free to provide your input as comments to this post as well. More details on the Microsoft 365 community and options to get involved are available from


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Microsoft 365 PnP team, Microsoft - 22nd of September 2021



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