This generator Generates a Microsoft Teams App that can be used to add Tabs, Bots, Connectors, Compose Extensions and more to Microsoft Teams based on Node.js and TypeScript.
Note: The generator has been renamed from
generator-teams. Old package will be marked as deprecated.
yo teams Demo
Important: If this is the first time you're using Yeoman or installing a Yeoman generator, first install Node.js. For developers on Mac, we recommend using Node Version Manager to install Node.js with the right permissions. When the installation completes, restart your console (or if you are using Windows, restart your machine) to ensure you use the updated system environment variables.
gulp-cli (Gulp global command line interface) and
typescript (Typescript compiler) globally using NPM.
npm install yo gulp-cli typescript --global
Released and stable version
generator-teams globally using NPM.
npm install generator-teams --global
Preview versions of the generator will be published with the preview tag and can be installed using the following command:
npm install generator-teams@preview --global
yo teams [arguments]
Note: Files are created in the directory that you run the command from hence make sure you are happy with the location before you hit enter.
The following arguments can be used:
--skip-install- when used no packages will be installed at the end of the generator and you have to run
npm installor similar manually.
The generated project
When the generator is done you can start working with your project. Make sure to read the generated README.md file for more instructions. Depending on how you generate your project additional readme files might be created with further instructions.
Build the generator
If you are interested in contributing or modifying the generator itself, you clone this repository and then install all modules before building the solution.
npm installnpm run build
The bundled generator and the template files will end up in the
Use it in dev mode
generator-teams directory use the following command, this will link the local copy of the folder as a global node module.
To revert the link operation:
For more information on how Tabs and Bots can be used with Teams see the Teams Developer Documentation
- Wictor Wilén - Original author and coordinator
- Bill Bliss
- Richard DiZerega
- Elaine van Bergen
- Daniel Laskewitz
- Paul Schaeflein