MS Project 2016 book advanced RRS feed

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  • Hello everyone,

    I would like to learn advanced methods and more importantly how to write functions in MS Project. Is MS Project 2016 Step by Step  a good book to learn advanced ways?
    If not ,can you suggest any other book?

    • Edited by Meru94 Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:48 PM
    Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:46 PM

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  • Hello Meru94

    There are many good books on MS Project client and I have read many of them and many more that I haven't.  Many of the authors are good friend of mine.  However my long time favorite and the gold standard in project are books by Eric Uyttewaal.   Forecast Scheduling 2013 and Scheduling Dynamics 2007 and 2010.  He is coming out with an new books called "Forecasting Programs" and can be pre-order at  Eric is taking project the next level and also showing methods to integrate with Agile.  

    Michael Wharton, MVP, MBA, PMP, MCT, MCTS, MCSD, MCSE+I, MCDBA
    Blog contains my field notes and SQL queries

    Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:38 PM
  • Eric's books are excellent guides for users.

    For some targeted books at the advanced functionality you seek, consider the following:

    • Ismet Kocaman's ebook on using custom field formulas (~35 USD):

    Using Microsoft® Office Project’s Built-in Functions in Formulas - Advanced Formula Techniques for MS Project Experts (

    • Rod Gill's paperback on VBA (~65 USD):

    VBA Programming for Microsoft Project '98 through 2010 with an Introduction to VSTO (

    (An older edition of Rod's book seems to have been incorporated into the Technet references, though I don't have a link.)

    • Edited by Tom BoyleBPC Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:46 PM fix links
    Thursday, November 16, 2017 4:27 PM