Yammer Development Inside Out

Course Details
Code: 55104
Tuition (USD): $2,595.00 $2,335.50 • Classroom (4 days)

Explore Yammer from various roles of End User, IT Pro and Developer with an emphasis on development.

Skills Gained

  • Learn to develop Yammer apps that call the REST and OpenGraph APIs.

Who Can Benefit

Anyone tasked with customizing and managing a Yammer Environment.

Prerequisites

  • A Yammer Enterprise Instance.

Course Details

Outline

Module 1: Overview

  • A simple introduction module.
Lessons
  • N/A
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand your course, classroom, classmates, facility and instructor.
Module 2: End User 101 Description: In this module we will review the Yammer Signup process, Yammer Networks and Groups and tour the common features of the Yammer platform such as Conversations, Profiles, Inbox and Private Messages, Notes and Chat, Files and Links, Announcements, Events, Polls and Praise. Lessons
  • Signing Up
  • Networks and Groups
  • Product Tour
  • Yammer Apps
  • Power User Tips
Lab 1: Exploring Yammer Features
  • Explore Sign in Process
  • Explore Networks and Groups
  • Explore Conversations
  • Update your Yammer Profile
  • Send private messages
  • Create Notes
  • Utilize Chat
  • Send Praise
  • Create an Event and Poll
  • Upload a file and share a link
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Login to Yammer
  • Understand Networks and Groups
  • Describe the various features of the Yammer Platform
Module 3: IT Pro 101 Description: In this module you will learn about the product versions of Yammer, how to activate an Enterprise feature, the governance features of yammer, how to brand your Yammer instance and why you should setup DirectorySync and Single Sign On. Lessons
  • Product Version Comparison
  • Activation Process
  • Governance Capabilities
  • Branding Options
  • DirectorySync and Single Sign On
  • Administrative FAQs
Lab 1: Explore IT Pro Features
  • Explore User Management
  • Explore Content Governance
  • Explore Branding Options
  • Install and configure DirSync
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the difference between the Freemium and Enterprise versions of Yammer
  • Activate a Yammer Enterprise feature via Office 365
  • Describe the governance features of Yammer
  • Understand how to brand your Yammer instance
  • Why and how to setup DirectorySync and Single Sign On
Module 4: Developer 101 Description: In this module you will learn how to register a Yammer App, explore the various API rate limits and how to utilize the Impersonation feature of Yammer. Lessons
  • Development Options
  • Registering Yammer Apps
  • Rate Limits
  • Impersonation
Lab 1: Developing with Yammer
  • Register a Yammer App
  • Make REST API Calls
  • Explore JavaScript SDK
  • Explore Mobile SDK
  • Utilize Impersonation
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the various ways you can develop with Yammer
  • Understand how to register a Yammer App
  • Understand Yammer Rate Limits
  • How to utilize the Yammer Impersonation feature
Module 5: Yammer Embed Description: In this module you will explore the Yammer Embed feature and how to use it in your internal and external sites. You will learn some of the more advanced features such as Action buttons and how to utilize the eventing system of the Yammer Embed feature. Lessons
  • Yammer Embed
  • Embed Options
  • Action Buttons
  • Handling Events
Lab 1: Developing with Yammer Embed
  • Explore Yammer Embed
  • Create My, Group and Topic Feeds
  • Create User Feed
  • Create OpenGraph Feed
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Be able to describe what Yammer Embed is and is not
  • Develop solutions using the Yammer Embed feature
  • Be able to add Action Buttons to Yammer Embed
  • Handle events of Yammer Embed
Module 6: Yammer REST Description: In this module you will learn the various ways to authenticate and then use the REST APIs of Yammer. Lessons
  • REST Basics
  • Authentication
  • REST EndPoint Details
Lab 1: Working With Yammer REST
  • Explore REST API Endpoints
  • Execute REST API calls (XML, JSON)
  • Utilize the JavaScript SDK to make REST Calls
  • Explore the OAuth flow for client Apps
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe the various ways to authenticate to Yammer
  • Describe the various Yammer REST endpoints
  • Programmatically call REST APIs to post messages, files and other items to Yammer
Module 7: Yammer OpenGraph Description: In this module you will learn about the Yammer OpenGraph API and how to use it to create your own activity templates using custom types and actions. Lessons
  • Yammer OpenGraph
  • Embed with OpenGraph
  • Manipulating OpenGraph Objects
  • OpenGraph in Activities
  • Custom Types and Actions
Lab 1: Programming Yammer OpenGraph
  • Register custom OpenGraph Actions and Types
  • Create Activity Stream items with OpenGraph objects
  • Write a custom Activity Stream item when a user logs into your App
  • Search for a user in your Yammer network, using the Autocomplete REST endpoint
  • Post a message of praise to the Yammer network, using the Messages REST endpoint
  • Write an activity to the Activity Stream using the Activity REST endpoint, letting the network know about the Praise
  • Create an OpenGraph object for the Praise item
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Describe what the Yammer OpenGraph feature is
  • How to create and use Yammer OpenGraph objects in activity streams
  • How to create custom types and actions