If you’ve never heard of Microsoft Graph Toolkit before, you are in the right place! Microsoft Graph Toolkit is for developers interested in building web-based productivity and collaboration solutions in a simple way. Basically, Microsoft Graph Toolkit is a set of HTML components and authentication providers that help you build a complete experience with three lines of code.
To make it easy to understand here's an example: Let’s say you want to implement Microsoft Planner tasks in a web page. You can easily do that by using the Taskscomponent available in Microsoft Graph Toolkit. The beauty of these HTML components is that you don’t need to worry about back-end or front-end. A single HTML tag <mgt-tasks> handles all processes of getting the data and showing it in a pre-built UI.
Here is how you can use the Tasks component:
And here is how the result will look like right out of the box in your web page:
Tasks component in Microsoft Graph Toolkit
There are a lot of other components and providers in Microsoft Graph Toolkit! Are you ready to discover more?
What will you learn in the Get started with Microsoft Graph Toolkit module?
The Get started with Microsoft Graph Toolkitmodule will help you address questions, such as:
What is Microsoft Graph Toolkit?
Why should you use Microsoft Graph Toolkit and what are the benefits?
How can you use Microsoft Graph Toolkit in web apps?
This module will help guide you through the learning process through hands-on experience that is designed for beginners who have zero knowledge about Microsoft Graph Toolkit. And, it's no more than a couple lines of HTML!
Give it a try; by the end of the module you will understand how to build the experience shown below with only four lines of HTML:
Before you start, let's setup your environment
Before we begin, there are a few basic tools and requirements needed to complete the exercises and practice units. Here's a step-by-step guide for what you'll need to set up your environment:
Step 1: Get a free tenant from Microsoft 365 Developer Program
The Microsoft 365 Developer Program provides a free Microsoft 365 tenant for everyone! The program provides a free sandbox, tools, and resources to build solutions for the Microsoft 365 platform.
Let's start your journey with Microsoft Graph Toolkit!
Now that you have all the pre-requisites squared away...are you ready to begin your journey with Microsoft Graph Toolkit? Visit the Get started with Microsoft Graph Toolkit module and start learning how to build productivity & collaboration solutions today.