Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Microsoft 365 Platform Call – 12th of October, 2021



Microsoft 365 Platform Community Call - weekly community call recording from October 12th, 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 and get a free E5 developer tenant and other assets.
  • Access the latest free training modules to accelerate learning Microsoft 365 platform capabilities.
  • Visit the Microsoft 365 Sample Solution Gallery with more than 500 samples from Microsoft and community that allow you to learn by example, expedite your development and appreciate what is possible.
  • Sign up and attend one of a growing list of events hosted by Sharing is Caring in October/November. 
  • 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 video or listen to podcast of the latest episode of Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly, hosted by Vesa Juvonen and Waldek Mastykarz.  
  • Registration for Microsoft Ignite (Digital event) – November 2-4 is now open.
  • The Microsoft 365 Community (PnP) – October 2021, update will be available soon!
  • A heart felt thank you goes out to the community members, organizations and Microsoft employees who have contributed their time and talent to this community over the last month.  

The host of this call was Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen.  Q&A takes place in chat throughout the call and specifically during the last 10 minutes of call. 


Microsoft 365 Platform News Flash







Thank you everybody for being here today in the Microsoft 365 Platform Community Call.


Demos delivered in this session

  • Hands-on with Microsoft Graph File Uploads and Downloadsbuilding file access into a Microsoft 365 application using Microsoft Graph!  Quick review of available Learning Path modules (lab exercises) calling on MGT in JS development.   Focus on one module/scenario covering listing, downloading and uploading large/small files from OneDrive for Business using a single-page java script application leveraging Microsoft Graph.   Tips on authentication, permissions, and execution using Graph SDK or HTML commands.

  • Microsoft Teams Toolkit v2 and SharePoint Framework debugging  the Teams Toolkit for VS Code v2.0, in preview, has native support for debugging SharePoint Framework solutions directly inside the Microsoft Teams workbench!   In this walk through, Vesa uses Toolkit v2.7 to quickly create a Teams app hosted in Azure, sets a breakpoint, runs npm install and gets a debug error.   Great, working as expected!  Exemplifies new generation of multi-product toolkits.   

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 – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen – 7:30
  • Monthly contributors on the Microsoft 365 community efforts – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen – 8:40
  • Demo 1:  Hands-on with Microsoft Graph File Uploads and Downloads – Bob German (Microsoft) | @Bob1German – 12:39
  • Demo 2:  Microsoft Teams Toolkit v2 and SharePoint Framework debugging – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen – 30:55
  • General Q&A - Microsoft 365 Platform Team – 43:56



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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