Microsoft had just few months ago launched its Slack competitor, Microsoft teams and has been continuously releasing update to the service since then. The company at its Educational event last week announced some educational related features which will be coming to Teams.
Today at Build 2017, the company has announced that developers can now publish apps for Microsoft Teams through the office Store. The company is adding a new app discovery experience which will allow users to easily find new apps for Microsoft Teams. Once the apps are published through the Office Store users and teams will be able to add them to their channels and teams and use the app to do a bunch of cool things.
The company is also introducing two new capabilities for apps in preview like Compose extensions and third party notifications in the activity feed. Compose extensions open when you click on an app under compose editor in a conversation.
The company is also working on bringing Actionable Message to the Microsoft Teams and other Office 365 services allowing users to interact with a message. For the option the company is teaming up with Salesforce, Freshdesk, Wrike and other companies to bring Actionable Messages.