Microsoft 365 & Power Platform Development Community call - 8th of June, 2023

Microsoft 365 & Power Platform Development Community call - 8th of June, 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.



  • Power Platform Custom Connector for Chat GPT – create a connector and use it in a Power App in less than 15 minutes. In this two-phase demo, create and configure a custom Power Platform connector (open template, set authentication, add OpenAPI key, define an action and test) and in Phase 2 - use connector in a Power Apps. Create a simple canvas app, add connector, add call to access OpenAI via connector. Conversation at
  • Tracking workflow runs and errors using Power Automate and SharePoint – yes Approval Workflows sometimes break? Here’s a Power Automate solution that tracks run failures enabling you to quickly fix and resubmit them. Log workflows in Power Automate using SharePoint or visa versa. Session covers why this solution, creating a Global SP Site/List, creating a Power Automate Flow, Scope Actions (containers in Power Automate), and getting workflow info. Review a workflow framework flow in Power Automate. Tips shared throughout. Conversation at
  • Build your own Documentation Website with DocFX on SharePoint – with help and scripts from an experienced pro. What is the DocFX tool, why is it awesome, setup challenges, where is a DocFx generated static website hosted? Let’s see. Clone repo, create project, generate out-of-box site. Then, run Initialize-AwesomeDocFx.ps1 script that yields a more robust site. Add docs/images. Want your site on SPO? Run BuildDocFxForSPO.ps1, create a document library, compare and upload new files. Conversation at

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

05:15 – PnP .NET library updates - Bert Jansen (Microsoft) | @O365bert

06:12 – PnP PowerShell updates - Gautam Sheth (Staffbase) | @gautamdsheth

06:57 – yo Teams updates - Rick Van Rousselt (Advantive) | @rickvanrousselt

07:54 – Microsoft Teams Toolkit updates - Vesa Juvonen (Microsoft) | @VesaJuvonen

08:34 – Microsoft Graph Toolkit updates – David Warner II (Microsoft) | @DavidWarnerII

09:11 – Independent Publisher Connectors - Jocelyn Panchal (Microsoft) @JocelynP_PM

10:06 – Microsoft Script Samples - Paul Bullock | @pkbullock

11:37 – Microsoft Teams Samples - Bob German (Microsoft) @Bob1German

12:41 – Microsoft Power Platform Samples - April Dunnam (Microsoft) | @aprildunnam

14:00 – Together mode picture

15:29 – Demo - Power Platform Custom Connector for Chat GPT – Samir Daoudi (LogiSam)​

27:29 – Demo - Tracking workflow runs and errors using Power Automate and SharePoint – Jonathan Weaver​ (WaterOne) | @j_weaver74

41:23 – Demo - Build your own Documentation Website with DocFX on SharePoint – Martin Heusser​ (Houlihan Lokey) | @mozzeph

56:04 – Closing

Together Mode


Thank you everyone for joining the call today. Have a great rest of the day, week, month, year, decade…

Activities & Actions

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 Frameworkv1.12.0 GA
PnP .NET Libraries - PnP Core SDKv1.9.0 GA
Microsoft 365 Assessment toolv1.0.0 (SharePoint Syntex Assessment)Successor to the Modernization Scanner tool
PnP PowerShellv1.12.0 GA, v2.1.1 GANightly builds
Yo teams - generator-teamsv4.1.0 GA, v4.1.1-preview.2Prepping v4.2.0
Yo teams - yoteams-build-corev1.8.0 GA, v1.8.1-preview
Yo teams – yoteams-deployv1.2.0 GA, v1.4.0-preview
Yo teams - msteams-react-base-componentv3.1.1 GA
Microsoft Teams Toolkitv4.2.4 GA (VS Code), v5.0.0 GA (VS Code), v17.4 (VS), v17.5-preview-2 (VS)New builds daily
Microsoft Graph Toolkit (MGT)v2.11.1 GA, v3.0.0 RC3

General resources

Recurrent call 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 - 8th of June 2023