Before continuing with the instructions in this article, make sure you have already installed all the tools listed in THIS article.


To get started, open Visual Studio Code, Click on the Microsoft teams Tab, and then click on Create New Teams App.




You will be prompted to sign in with your Microsoft Account (which you should have created in advance). Click Allow once prompted.




Sign in with your credentials and if everything is correct you will see this confirmation screen:




Now go back to Visual Studio Code, on the Add Capabilities Screen, select Bot, and then click next.




Give a name to your bot, select create a new bot and then click on Create Bot Registration.




Once all the resources are created - as shown below - click finish.




Select a location where the bot project will be created (this is where Visual Studio Code will save the code for your bot) and then click create workspace.


Visual Studio Code will create the scaffolding for the app and you will be redirected to the ReadMe section, as shown below.