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This project uses and external API to automatically create exceptions for holidays when creating new business calendars.
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Add Holidays to Calendar

This project improves the process of creating a business calendar. It utilizes the nager API to automatically populate your business calendar with a new exception for every holiday for the given country.

This project was developed to accompany a Labs blog post and be a simple example of using an external REST API from within Aras Innovator.


Release Notes
v1.0 Initial Release

Supported Aras Versions

Project Aras
v1.0 12.0, 12 SP1



Always back up your code tree and database before applying an import package or code tree patch!


  1. Aras Innovator installed
  2. Program Management application installed

Install Steps

  1. Backup your database and store the BAK file in a safe place.
  2. Open up the Aras Package Import tool.
  3. Enter your login credentials and click Login
  • Note: You must login as root for the package import to succeed!
  1. Enter the package name in the TargetRelease field.
  • Optional: Enter a description in the Description field.
  1. Enter the path to your local ..\addHolidaysToCalendar\Import\ file in the Manifest File field.
  2. Select aras.labs.addHolidaysToCalendar in the Available for Import field.
  3. Select Type = Merge and Mode = Thorough Mode.
  4. Click Import in the top left corner.
  5. Close the Aras Package Import tool.


  1. Create a new business calendar
  2. Set the year and country on the form
  3. Save the business calendar


  1. Fork it!
  2. Create your feature branch: git checkout -b my-new-feature
  3. Commit your changes: git commit -am 'Add some feature'
  4. Push to the branch: git push origin my-new-feature
  5. Submit a pull request

For more information on contributing to this project, another Aras Labs project, or any Aras Community project, shoot us an email at


Created by AJ Sebastian, Aras Labs.


Aras Labs projects are published to Github under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for license rights and limitations.

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