Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Microsoft 365 Platform Call – 7th of September, 2021

Microsoft 365 Platform Community Call - weekly community call recording from September 7th, 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.   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).   View the Microsoft 365 Developer blog for the latest news in last 7 days from Microsoft on Microsoft 365 platform.  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

  • Updates for Microsoft Teams bots in Multi-Geo environments
  • Changes to the Microsoft 365 usage reports API





Thank you for your continued contributions of your time and talent to the betterment of this community.  Stay well.  See you soon.  


Demos delivered in this session

  • Microsoft Graph Toolkit Latest Releases – 2 key new features in v2.3 are Teams MSAL2 Authentication Provider (built on top of MSAL-browser using more secure Authorization Code Flow with PKCE, supports interactive login and SSO) and a file upload feature added to File List component (allows users to upload items to a location in OneDrive/SharePoint).   This is the first MGT release where all major features were contributed by community!

  • Getting started with Microsoft Lists templates – how to and the journey ahead.  Rolling out APIs and Tools late September to enable community to create, publish and store custom list templates (lists from your organization).  8 OOB templates today, help create 40+ by year end.   Use PowerShell to connect to SPOService, see Cmdlets to extract json from an existing list and use in list template design.  Upload/expose new template on site.    Topic related Q&A.

  • Introduction to Microsoft Graph CLI – learn about a non-PowerShell, cross platform alternative command line experience for accessing the Graph.  The development journey – today - Public Preview v0.1.6 (Windows) to GA (Win, Mac, Linux, Docker).  CLI demo - get the CLI msi from the Repo, install it, help to see commands, authenticate against Graph, use scopes, list users in tenant, specify output parameters – select or JsonPath queries.   

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


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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


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