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Microsoft Teams can be extended with tags, automated programs, and connectors

via:博客园     time:2016/11/9 12:30:23     readed:2090

English Original:Microsoft Teams Can Be Extended via Tabs, Bots and Connectors

Microsoft has released a namedTeamsWhich is a chat-centric team collaboration workspace integrated with Office 365. Developers have a chanceExtend Teams with Tabs, chat Bots, and Connectors.

Teams is akin toSlackOf the tools, integrated into the Office365 application suite. The team is able to communicate via Skype text or voice / video calls. Team members can discuss, vote, exchange images and documents. Microsoft has built the Teams workspace into a platform that can be extended by developers through tags, automated programs, and Office 365 connectors.

Teams Each channel has some built-in tags, as well as the ability to create and add other labels. Developers can add what they want and what they want on the tab. Microsoft recommends some of the available features of the tags, such as data visualization, dashboards, notes, and task management. The tag is passedMicrosoftTeams.jsLibrary Loads the HTML page in the iFrame. There is oneExamples of labelsHosted on GitHub.

Automated programs can enhance conversational threads, such as answering natural language questions, conducting a sample survey, starting a workflow, and so on. These automated programs can be built inMicrosoft Bot Framework(Written in C #, JavaScript / Node.js), or usedBot Connetor APIGenerated from a Swagger file. Existing automatic programs can be tuned to run properly in Teams.

The last way to extend Teams isOffice 365 Connector. These connectors enable users to receive notifications from external services such as Twitter, GitHub, Trello, Stack Overflow, and User Voice. The connector is a webhook that accepts an HTTP call with a JSON payload. In addition to simple information, the connector by the idea should be able to accept and perform the operation, but currently only supports hyperlinks.

Microsoft TeamsIs still in preview mode, is expected to be available during the first quarter of 2017, available to Office 365 Business Edition and Enterprise Edition of the majority of users. By then, it will be interconnected with more than 100 services, including 85 automatic procedures and 70 connectors.

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