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Custom Tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide Using Microsoft .NET by Chris Hemedinger

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Task Toolkit: What's In It?

Just as the custom task APIs have their own namespace (SAS.Shared.AddIns) and their own .NET assembly (SAS.Shared.AddIns.dll), the Task Toolkit classes have their own namespace, SAS.Tasks.Toolkit. The .NET assembly is SAS.Tasks.Toolkit.dll.

Note: The Task Toolkit library was added in SAS Enterprise Guide 4.2. (It continues to be available in version 4.3 and later.) SAS does not provide a similar toolkit for SAS Enterprise Guide 4.1.

Here is a high-level overview of what the Task Toolkit does for you:

  • Makes it easy to implement the custom task APIs. The SAS.Tasks.Toolkit.SasTask class implements most of what you need from ISASTask, ISASTaskDescription, and ISASTaskAddIn. Hundreds of lines of code can be reduced to ...

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