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Project Management Library

for Windows® Presentation Foundation (WPF) and .NET 4+
Related products/versions:
for Silverlight™/light WPF, WPF 3.5, Windows® Forms, more
Recommendation:
Gantt Chart Light Library icon Gantt Chart Light Library
for WPF 4+ and Silverlight™
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Similar features (including several project management functions),
higher performance: for >1000 tasks/long timelines.

Product Information

Project Management Library includes task hierarchy and resource scheduling components for WPF, providing extended APIs and elegant UI:


Main features:

  • Interactive task hierarchy management, resource scheduling, resource load, and project flow charts with:
    • Task bars and dependency lines supporting drag and drop operations;
    • Working time, scales, and zoom level customization;
    • Project baseline visualization, critical path enumeration;
    • Resource leveling algorithm;
  • Data binding with high customizability;
  • Rich user experience, customizable appearance, culture and theme awareness;
  • Microsoft Project® XML exporting support*;
  • Printing and image exporting;
  • Extended Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) pattern support (Prism).

System requirements:


Current build: 4.2.3.1What's new?

Provides free,
full featured, and
time unlimited access
to all components
for testing purposes.
Provides access to
all components for
production purposes.

Notes:

  • Controls may be used in standard Windows® applications and browser (XBAP) client applications.
  • WPF controls may be integrated into Windows® Forms applications using Windows.Forms.Integration.ElementHost component provided by .NET Framework.
  • Licensed components may be redistributed royalty-free embedded within your applications.
  • Source code is available when purchasing Business Plus product licenses.
  • We will develop and add new features requested by customers to future product builds for free if we consider that they enable high valued and common development scenarios. Moreover, we can customize and integrate the components into an application or larger solution based on your specific requirements, as we also offer a full range of convenient software development services.

    * Features requested by customers that have been developed and added to previous product builds for free.

  • By purchasing a license for a specific product version you obtain the ability to upgrade for free to the future builds of the same major product version released in the next year, provided that you continue to use the licensed components available in the original package, and you may renew the license for a small percent of its standard price whenever you would need to use more recent builds. We also offer high discount rates to obtain supplemental licenses for the new components within future product versions, to upgrade to future major product versions, or to migrate to related products, whenever logically applicable.

  • Regardless of legal guarantee limitations specified within the End User License Agreement (EULA) documents of our products, we aim to provide free and unlimited support services to all customers, including answering technical questions and resolving reported issues by providing updated builds and specific hot fixes, at the maximum possible responsiveness level, even while using the trial version of our software.


Using Project Management Library software developers can:

  • Display and allow end users to update an (indentation based) hierarchical list of tasks within the GanttChartTaskListView control; grid columns can be fully customized and templated:

    Gantt Chart with list view

    <pdgcc:GanttChartTaskListView>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 1" IndexString="1"/>
        [...]
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 2" IsExpanded="True" IndexString="6"/>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 2.1" Indentation="1" Start="{x:Static sys:DateTime.Today}" Effort="16:00:00"                  IsCompleted="True" IndexString="7"/>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 2.2" Indentation="1" Start="{x:Static sys:DateTime.Today}" Effort="08:00:00"                  CompletedEffort="06:00:00" IndexString="8"/>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 2.3" Indentation="1" IsExpanded="True" IndexString="9" PredecessorsString="8"/>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 2.3.1" Indentation="2" Start="{x:Static sys:DateTime.Today}" Effort="1.16:00:00"                  IndexString="10" Cost="2000"/>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 2.3.2" Indentation="2" Start="{x:Static sys:DateTime.Today}" Effort="08:00:00"                  IndexString="11" PredecessorsString="10"/>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 3" Start="{x:Static sys:DateTime.Today}" Effort="12:30:00"                  CompletedEffort="02:30:00" IndexString="12" PredecessorsString="9, 11SS+12"/>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 4" Start="{x:Static sys:DateTime.Today}" Effort="16:00:00"                  AssignmentsString="Resource 1" IndexString="13"/>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 5" Start="{x:Static sys:DateTime.Today}" Effort="20:00:00"                  AssignmentsString="Resource 1, Resource 2 [50%]" IndexString="14"/>
        <pd:TaskItem Content="Task 6" Start="{x:Static sys:DateTime.Today}" IsMilestone="True" IndexString="15"                  PredecessorsString="14+2"/>
        <pdgcc:GanttChartTaskListView.AssignableResourceItems>
            <pd:ResourceItem Content="Resource 1" CostPerUsage="100" CostPerHour="10"/>
            <pd:ResourceItem Content="Resource 2" CostPerHour="20"/>
        </pdgcc:GanttChartTaskListView.AssignableResourceItems>
    </pdgcc:GanttChartTaskListView>

  • Fully customize the chart and item appearance, including for individual entries in the view:

    Gantt Chart with list view, custom appearance

  • Fully customize the chart scales, zoom level, and the visible and working times of day and week in the view:

    Gantt Chart with list view, custom scale

  • Fully customize the working time schedule of the entire set of tasks, of an individual task, or even of an individual assignable resource:

    Gantt Chart with list view, custom schedule

  • Display and allow end users to update the assignable resource list and their task assignments within the ScheduleChartResourceListView control; grid columns can be fully customized and templated:

    Schedule Chart with list view

  • Alternatively, display and/or allow end users to update the task hierarchy and resource scheduling information within simple GanttChartView and ScheduleChartView controls, without attached list views, or within TaskListView and ResourceListView controls, without attached chart areas:

    Gantt Chart viewSchedule Chart view

    Task list view

    Resource list view

  • Display resource allocation information within the LoadChartView control, either for a single resource item, such as that being currently selected in an external drop down list, or for multiple resource items, within the LoadChartResourceListView control:

    Load Chart view

    Load Chart with list view

  • Display and allow end users to update schedule definition items (that can be bound to Gantt Chart controls, task items, or resource items) within the ScheduleDefinitionView control:

    Schedule definition view

  • Display network diagram and PERT Chart sheets with the NetworkDiagramView and PertChartView controls:

    Network diagram viewPERT Chart view


You can download, install, and test the software package for free, for as long as needed. If you find the software useful and you would like to use it in production, you need to purchase and install the product license on your computer(s). Don't hesitate to request support whenever needed.


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