Monday, February 21, 2022

Microsoft 365 PnP Weekly - Episode 154 - Vardhaman Deshpande



In this installment of the weekly discussion revolving around the latest news and topics on Microsoft 365, hosts – Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @vesajuvonen, Waldek Mastykarz (Microsoft) | @waldekm are joined by London/India - based Developer, Product Owner, Technical Architect, MVP, Vardhaman Deshpande (Valo Solutions) | @vrdmn.


Topics discussed in this session:

  • Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 Platform development at Valo.
  • Vardhaman’s focus on tabs, bots and meeting extensions along with the development of an Ideation solution. 
  • How the Teams development experience has improved vastly in the last year.    
  • Benefits building for Teams as opposed to just building a web app. 
  • Creating multiple profiles in Edge for testing across multiple tenants. 
  • The Valo tool stack for Teams development
  • Vesa and Waldek affirm the critical role played by community in helping to create successful products for real world usage.    And the importance of real-world use cases for product validation and evolution.    

We also covered 12 articles published by Microsoft and the PnP Community over the last week. 


This week:   

  • Waldek – integrate MSAL/Angular with Teams (build a web app with SSO for Teams that works both inside Teams and outside Teams as a web app).  Improve Angular Development experience around Teams.   Working on new concepts for CLI for Microsoft 365.
  • Vesa – Family vacation this week.  Last week released SPFx v1.14 and working on new capabilities for v1.15 release by end of June.


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This session was recorded on Thursday, February 17, 2022.   Enjoy the show. 



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