OptaPlanner EOL notice - Timefold offers support

In the world of Java and Kotlin development, Spring Boot is often the go-to choice for building a wide range of applications. Now, imagine if this reliable companion could also handle complex planning problems like Vehicle Routing, Shift Scheduling, Order Picking, Assembly Line scheduling, …​ Well, thanks to Timefold, it now can!

Spring Boot and start.spring.io: A Developer’s Paradise

For developers, starting a new project often involves a visit to start.spring.io. Creating Spring Boot projects with just a few clicks. It’s where innovation begins, and now, it’s where intelligent planning solutions come to life. With the integration of Timefold Solver, developers can effortlessly incorporate planning optimization into their Spring Boot projects.

Timefold Solver: Your planning solution

At its core, Timefold Solver is an embeddable code library tailor-made for planning problems. It’s not your typical off-the-shelf software; it’s a versatile engine that can be seamlessly integrated into your applications. Timefold Solver isn’t bound by a single use case; it adapts to your specific needs, making it the perfect companion for developers who demand flexibility and precision.

Solving the toughest Planning Problems

Planning challenges come in various forms and sizes, from optimizing vehicle routes to crafting complex schedules. Timefold tackles them all. It’s the trusted ally that developers turn to when they need to automate and streamline planning processes. With Timefold, you’re not just coding; you’re crafting intelligent solutions.

How to Get Started

  1. Visit start.spring.io: Begin your journey by creating a Spring Boot project. It’s the same trusted starting point you know and love, but now with an extra layer of intelligence.

  2. Add Timefold: In the project generation wizard, simply include Timefold as a dependency. This step will ensure that your Spring Boot application is equipped to handle intricate planning challenges.

  3. Coding with Timefold: Once your project is set up, dive into the code and explore the capabilities of Timefold. Create PlanningEntities and PlanningSolutions, and let Timefold do the heavy lifting when it comes to solving planning puzzles.

Visit our Spring Boot Java Quick Start Guide and solve complex planning problems such as vehicle routing, shift scheduling, school timetabling, etc.

Benefits Galore

  • Integrating Timefold into Spring Boot brings a host of benefits to developers:

  • Efficiency: Say goodbye to manual planning; Timefold automates the process.

  • Precision: Solve complex optimization challenges with ease.

  • Flexibility: Adapt Timefold to your specific planning needs.

  • Time Savings: Let Timefold handle the intricacies while you focus on core development.

Conclusion: A Bright Future for Spring Boot Developers

With the addition of Timefold to the Spring Boot ecosystem, developers now have a powerful ally in solving intricate planning problems. Whether it’s optimizing routes, scheduling shifts, or crafting timetables, Timefold and Spring Boot together offer an intelligent, developer-friendly solution.

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