Custom entities in anyLogistix

Additionally to the offered policies, supply chain elements, objects and algorithms that can be used right from the box, anyLogistix supports custom types of entities that can be created with the help of AnyLogic.

Developers created Objects model in Anylogic for a more convenient use of the ALX_lib library. It contains a number of interfaces for creating custom ALX objects. To integrate a custom element into ALX you must make sure that is conforms to its particular interface and implements all the methods defined in it.

You can use Anylogic to create custom types of:

Having created the custom entity, you should apply it to anylogistix.

Export the new entity

  1. Right-click the Objects library icon in the Projects view and choose Export Library from the pop-up menu.
  2. The Export Library dialog box will open.
  3. Specify the library file name (including the full path to it) in the Library File Name edit box. You may browse for the folder where you want to store your file using the Browse button.

  4. Click Finish. You will see the message dialog box informing you that the library was successfully exported.

The exported library file must be placed into the ALX folder.

Relocate the exported library file

  1. Copy Objects.jar to C:\Users\USERNAME\.anyLogistix\Extensions folder.
  2. Restart anyLogistix to load the custom entity.