Aspose.Tasks For Java 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 allows to cover a lot of scenarios of working with Microsoft Project Server and Aspose.Tasks 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 Type Key Summary
New Feature TASKS-34081 Implement Project data reading from Microsoft Project DB
New Feature TASKS-34113 Add support for Microsoft Project v2016 file format
New Feature TASKS-33548 Implement risk analysis tool
Bug TASKS-34126 Null reference exception raised while saving the project while using GanttChartView
Bug TASKS-34123 NullReferenceException when Saving Project To PDF
Bug TASKS-34106 Loading MPX file raises exception

Public API and Backwards Incompatible Changes

The following public classes were added:

Class name Description
MspDbSettings Allows to set necessary options to read project data from MS Project Server database.
ConfidenceLevel Specifies supported confidence levels used in risk analysis.
ProbabilityDistributionType Specifies types of supported probability distributions.
RiskAnalysisResult Represents a result of risk analysis.
RiskAnalysisSettings Specifies settings for performing risk analysis.
RiskAnalyzer Performs a Monte Carlo simulation based on the specified risk analysis settings.
RiskItemStatistics Represents an item which stores statistical data for the task of the analyzed project.
RiskItemStatisticsCollection Represents a collection containing the instances of the RiskItemStatistics class.
RiskItemType Specifies task fields for which the statistical information is gathered during risk analysis.
RiskPattern Represents a risk pattern for a project task.
RiskPatternCollection Represents a collection containing the instances of the RiskPattern class.

The following public fields were added to existing classes:

Field Name Description
com.aspose.tasks.ApplicationInfo.MSP2016 File was created in Microsoft Project 2016.

The following public methods were added to existing classes:

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