Microsoft 365 & Power Platform Development Community call - 16th of March, 2023

Microsoft 365 & Power Platform Development Community call - 16th of March, 2023

Call summary

Welcome to the bi-weekly call focused on Microsoft 365 platform development topics. In this call, we focus on Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Graph, Power Platform, SharePoint, Microsoft Lists with topics ranging from development tools to list and column formatting, to site design and provisioning, and more.

New this week


  • Harnessing the Power of OpenAI inside Power Virtual Agents – explore solutions delivered by Power Virtual Agents (PVA) - fallback topics, quick replies and use of Adaptive Cards for formatting answers. Use Power Automate – for getting and updating data. These solutions call OpenAI Davinci for text answers and DALL-E for images. Define simple and complex queries. Scope to control/limit source data. Refine script queries using ChatGPT’s 3.5 turbo pushing against Azure OpenAI. UI and code walkthroughs. Conversation
  • Editing Site Headers in Power Pages – new capabilities make it easy to manage site header and navigation style to comply with branding guidelines. Step through creating a new site, selecting site template, then editing text and layout of site page. Edit header by going to Styling Workspace, insert brand colors, apply to site elements. Optionally, site header can be edited in VS Code! Maintain header style/layout separate from page content. Conversation

The host of this call was David Warner II (Microsoft) | @DavidWarnerII. Q&A takes place in chat throughout the call.

Agenda items

00:00 – Intro - David Warner II (Microsoft) | @DavidWarnerII

07:11 – PnP .NET library updates - Bert Jansen (Microsoft) @O365bert

09:35 – PnP PowerShell updates - Bert Jansen (Microsoft) @O365bert

10:25 – yo Teams updates - Rick Van Rousselt (Advantive) | @rickvanrousselt

11:50 – Microsoft Teams Toolkit updates - John Miller (Microsoft) | @jmillerdev

13:37 – Microsoft Graph Toolkit updates - Sébastien Levert (Microsoft) | @sebastienlevert

15:50 – Independent Publisher Connectors - Jocelyn Panchal (Microsoft) | @JocelynP_PM

17:18 – Microsoft Script Samples - David Warner II (Microsoft) | @DavidWarnerII

17:59 – Microsoft Teams Samples - David Warner II (Microsoft) | @DavidWarnerII

18:39 – Microsoft Power Platform Samples - Hugo Bernier (Microsoft) | @bernierh

20:03 – Together mode picture

21:08 – Demo - Harnessing the Power of OpenAI inside Power Virtual Agents – Matt Jimison (Takeda)​ | @mjimison

35:06 – Demo - Editing Site Headers in Power Pages – Hugo Bernier (Microsoft) | @bernierh

52:42 – Closing

Together Mode


The stretching, primping, and positioning that goes on up to the point the photo is snapped is just mind boggling and way too much fun. Thank you everybody for your hard work today!


Demo references

Thank you for your great work. Samples are often showcased in Demos. Request a Demo spot on the call

Open-source project status

ProjectCurrent VersionRelease/Status
PnP .NET Libraries - PnP Frameworkv1.11.0 GAPrep for version 1.12.0 (end of March)
PnP .NET Libraries - PnP Core SDKv1.8.0 GAPrep for version 1.9.0 (end of March)
Microsoft 365 Assessment toolv1.0.0 (SharePoint Syntex Assessment)Successor to the Modernization Scanner tool
PnP PowerShellv1.12.0 GAThe newer v2.x is available in nightly builds !!!
Yo teams - generator-teamsv4.1.0 GA, v4.1.1-preview.2
Yo teams - yoteams-build-corev1.8.0 GA, v1.8.1-preview
Yo teams – yoteams-deployv1.2.0 GA, v1.4.1-preview
Yo teams - msteams-react-base-componentv3.1.1 GA
Microsoft Teams Toolkitv4.2.4 GA (VS Code), v5.0 Pre-Release (VS Code), v17.4 (VS), v17.5-preview-2 (VS)New builds daily
Microsoft Graph Toolkit (MGT)v2.9.2 GA, v3.0 preview.1

General resources

Upcoming calls | Recurrent invites


Microsoft 365 Development Community bi-weekly calls are targeted at anyone who’s interested in the general Microsoft 365 development topics. This includes Microsoft Teams, Bots, Microsoft Graph, CSOM, REST, site provisioning, PnP PowerShell, PnP Sites Core, Site Designs, Power Automate, Power Apps, Column Formatting, List formatting, etc. topics. More details on the Microsoft 365 community from We also welcome community demos, if you are interested in doing a live demo in these calls!

You can download recurrent invite from Welcome and join in the discussion. If you have any questions, comments, or feedback, feel free to provide your input as comments below 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 Community (PnP) team, Microsoft - 16th of March 2023