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Aspose.Tasks for .NET 8.7.0 Release Notes

Major Features

We have supported several important features in this release. Risk analysis tool based on Monte Carlo with pdf report has been implemented. We have implemented reading project data from Microsoft Project database. It will allow to cover a lot of scenarios of working with Microsoft Project Server and Aspose.Tasks for .NET library. Note, now it can work for default calendar only. Microsoft Project 2016 file format has been supported. Three bugs have been fixed. Please see the list of changes below.

All Changes

Issue TypeKeySummary
New FeatureTASKS-34081Implement Project data reading from Microsoft Project DB
New FeatureTASKS-34113Add support for Microsoft Project v2016 file format
New FeatureTASKS-33548Implement risk analysis tool
BugTASKS-34126Null reference exception raised while saving the project while using GanttChartView
BugTASKS-34123NullReferenceException when Saving Project To PDF
BugTASKS-34106Loading MPX file raises exception

Public API and Backwards Incompatible Changes

The following public classes were added:

Class nameDescription
Aspose.Tasks.Connectivity.MspDbSettingsAllows to set necessary options to read project data from MS Project Server database.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.ConfidenceLevelSpecifies supported confidence levels used in risk analysis.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.ProbabilityDistributionTypeSpecifies types of supported probability distributions.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.RiskAnalysisResultRepresents a result of risk analysis.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.RiskAnalysisSettingsSpecifies settings for performing risk analysis.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.RiskAnalyzerPerforms a Monte Carlo simulation based on the specified risk analysis settings.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.RiskItemStatisticsRepresents an item which stores statistical data for the task of the analyzed project.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.RiskItemStatisticsCollectionRepresents a collection containing the instances of the RiskItemStatistics class.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.RiskItemTypeSpecifies task fields for which the statistical information is gathered during risk analysis.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.RiskPatternRepresents a risk pattern for a project task.
Aspose.Tasks.RiskAnalysis.RiskPatternCollectionRepresents a collection containing the instances of the RiskPattern class.

The following public fields were added to existing classes:

Field NameDescription
Aspose.Tasks.ApplicationInfo.MSP2016File was created in Microsoft Project 2016.

The following public methods were added to existing classes:

Aspose.Tasks.Project(MspDbSettings)Initializes a new instance of the Project to read data from MS Project Server DB