Espresso provides alternatives for importing a project:
This page explains how to import a project using the Command Line.
This could be used to automate a deployment from source control to a production system. The example below can easily be extended to automate the setting of the database properties and and the authentication provider after import. The project can also be exported from the command line using a GET with a filter.
You'll need an API key for the admin project. You'll use the same username and password that you use to log into the Logic Designer. The URL will depend on your setup -- here we use the eval server, you'll need to change that if you use your own server.
Using the newly obtained API key:
Note the addition of ":1" at the end of the API key.
The result should be an array containing a single object:
In this example, the account ID is 1234.
Given a JSON file myProject.json exported at a prior time, you can load it as a new project using the following command:
The output will be fairly voluminous.