[Slackbuilds-users] ganttproject

Konrad J Hambrick kjhambrick at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 16:10:54 UTC 2018

On Sat, Aug 4, 2018 at 8:23 AM, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>

> On Sat, 4 Aug 2018, Konrad J Hambrick wrote:
> I didn't know about ganttproject.
>> It seems to work fine (<G> but now I need to learn how to use it <G>)
> Konrad,
>   Slightly off-topic, but others might also be interested in this
> information.
>   I need a project management tool for a large, complex wetland mitigation
> project and looked at what SBo had to offer.
>   Ganttproject is good if all you want is to produce a Gantt chart for
> display purposes (e.g., in a proposal or report). However, it does not do
> all that's needed for project management; e.g., resource leveling and cost
> tracking.
>   If your need is for project management beyond a Gantt chart, download and
> install taskjuggler-3.6.0 from the repository. It's complex, complete, and
> powerful. You write text files and the backend compiles them into html
> files
> viewed in a browser. You can use it for Critical Path Modeling (CPM) as
> well
> as Critical Chain Modeling (which uses constraints/pinch points to
> determine
> project duration.) Powerful, complex, and worth the climb up the learning
> curve. Best of all, the maintainer (and mail list subscribers ) are great
> help in pointing us learners in the right direction.
> Thanks Rich !

I will check out taskjuggler.

I do like the idea of text file input and html file output :)


p.s.  And I just now learned that I can prevent gmail from top-posting by
expanding and scrolling down :)
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