These packages extend the basic Bot Builder classes and methods with the following: is a new tool that can help configure your manifest and your app.
You can even bring your existing Bot Framework–based bot and add Teams-specific support to make your experience shine.
Tip If you are just looking for a way to simply extend your team by integrating with custom tools and services in a secure manner, check out our outgoing webhook feature.
Be aware, though, that outgoing webhooks simply leverage your existing web services—they can't access non-messaging APIs, perform asynchronous posting, or add button actions to cards.
Bots in Teams can surface in a one-on-one context ("personal scope"), as a member of a team ("team scope"), or both.
For the latter, they take part in a conversation only when you @mention them.