Java Microsoft Project File Manipulation APIs 

Manipulate or Export Project documents to Primavera, Excel, HTML, PDF, images & XML formats.

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Aspose.Tasks for Java

Aspose.Tasks for Java

 
 

Aspose.Tasks for Java is a stable and flexible project management API to manipulate Microsoft Project documents. Developers can define a project’s main and default properties as well as calendar information. They can also specify weekdays and calendar exceptions. API makes it easy to add & recalculate tasks, resources and other data without user intervention.

Aspose.Tasks for Java API exposes the complete document structure to read and write Microsoft Project documents. With this powerful API, developers can control various stages of project management such as planning, tracking and much more.

 

Advanced Project Management API Features

 

 

Read, change & write Microsoft Project files

 

Read MPP & XML project formats

 

Create, update & write projects in XML project format

 

Read MPP files & update summary information

 

Change default settings

 

Convert MPP to XML format

 

Change the main settings

 

Manage extended attributes

 

Render data to HTML

 

Define weekdays for the project

 

Define weekdays for calendars & calendar exceptions

 

Read & write calendars for tasks & resources

 

Manage task baseline scheduling & durations

 

Handle constraints on tasks

 

Create & manage links between tasks

 

Read, change & create tasks, milestone, estimated, critical or effort driven tasks

 

Manage resources costs & variances

 

Access assignment costs & budget

Export Project Data to Universal Formats

API support rendering tasks, resources, and resource assignment data to various formats such as JPG, PNG, PDF, XML, XAML, HTML, BMP, XPS, TIFF and SVG. In addition, it is also possible to export data to CSV, TXT, XLS, XLSX and MPT formats.

Save MPP data in different formats - Java

// load the file to be converted
Project pjt = new Project(dir + "template.mpp");
// Convert MPP to PDF, HTML and TIFF formats
pjt.save(dir + "output.pdf", SaveFileFormat.PDF);
pjt.save(dir + "output.html", SaveFileFormat.HTML);
pjt.save(dir + "output.tiff", SaveFileFormat.TIFF);

Create & Update Resources

Aspose.Tasks for Java provides features for working with resources within project plans. Almost all of the resource attributes are supported. Resource data can be updated and written back to both MPP and XML formats.

Render Data to Image Formats

Having its own rendering engine, API can easily render data to different raster & vector image formats and can specify various properties of the resultant image before rendering.

Render project data to JPEG - Java

// load file
Project pjt = new Project(dir + "template.mpp");
// create ImageSaveOptions with desired format
ImageSaveOptions options = new ImageSaveOptions(SaveFileFormat.JPEG);
// render data to image format
pjt.save(dir + "output.jpg", options);

Manage Resource Assignments

In its simplest form, a project plan is a collection of tasks assigned to a group of resources. Aspose.Tasks for Java provides an API for handling resource allocation and assignment within a plan.

Handle Calendars & Calendar Exceptions

Aspose.Tasks for Java takes care of calendars and calendar exceptions. There could be any number of calendars within a project plan and the library can handle them with the greatest ease.

Microsoft Office Automation - Not Needed

Aspose.Tasks for Java is built using managed code that never needs Microsoft Office or Project to be installed on the machine to work with MS Project files. It is a perfect Microsoft Prroject automation alternative in terms of supported features, security, stability, scalability, speed, and price.

 

Support and Learning Resources

 

Aspose.Tasks offer individual Project APIs for other popular development environments as listed below: