# Friday, May 29, 2020

The fourth and final keynote of Microsoft Build 2020 focused on Teams, Microsoft Graph, Windows, and the Fluid Framework. As has been the case for some time, Teams appears to be innovating at a rapid pace. I was encouraged by the unified Windows platform, which allowed developers to combine UWP and desktop apps – a source of frustration in the past.

Here are my notes:

Teams

Changing the way people work and learn

Collaboration app

Extensible: Build apps using

Using Power platform

Bot framework

Graph API

SharePoint framework

New capabilities

Teams extensions for VS code and VS

Select type of app

Build app

Test in Teams with 1 click

Publish

To App Store

To your  tenant

Teams + Power Apps

Use templates or create from scratch

Customize Teams

Drag and drop

Multiple windows

GA this summer

AAD Single Sign on

Activity Feed API

Users can customize workspace with apps

Users can pop-out apps

 

Microsoft Graph

API to access mail, people,

Call via HTTP requests

SDKs for multiple languages

New

View and Modify permissions

Microsoft Graph Toolkit

Extend M365 (e.g., extend Teams)

Build your own apps

http://graph.microsoft.com

Publisher verification and certification

Apps verified/certified by MS

Increase trust

IT admins can set policies around this

Connectors

Move data in and out of MS Graph

e.g., Move data to/from Azure

Security and Compliance

e.g., Teams Chat webhook API

Knowledge Generation

Project Cortex

Knowledge network across org

e.g., show info about a specific topic

 

Fluid Framework

Content-centric collaboration

Built for end-users and developers

End-users

Components

Tables, lists

Can insert into email and chat

Rendered in-line

Developers

Web-based framework

Distributed data structures, data merge

Embed into other apps

http://fluid.microsoft.com

Low latency

Demo

Replace JavaScript Map with Fluid SharedMap

Listen to events on SharedMap

Framework is open source

 

Windows

Unifying App Development

Project Reunion

Unifying UWP and desktop apps/libraries

Decoupling from OS

Mix and match apps

No need to wait for users to update OS

New WinUI controls

Support for swiping gesture

Number control has ability to  do math

Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD)

Apps adapt when running on iPad, Linux, other platforms

 

 

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