Top 5 AnyLogic blog posts of 2023

Best AnyLogic blog posts of 2023

In 2023, we released a series of insightful and engaging blog posts. It’s now time to look back and share the top 5 that caught your attention the most.

From stimulating industry analysis to practical tips and success stories, these posts have shown how valuable a tool AnyLogic is in all aspects of business and industry.

Now let’s relive the best of our blog content from last year.

5. AnyLogic 8.8.4: genetic optimization and pedestrian elevators

Blog: AnyLogic 8.8.4 release

This post introduced a major update to AnyLogic, which included a built-in genetic optimization engine and elevators in the Pedestrian Library.

One of the biggest benefits of this new genetic optimization is that it has no limitations on variables and iterations, and importantly, it is available at no extra cost.

Pedestrian elevators have been one of the most requested features over the years, and this is now available in AnyLogic as a basic element. In the blog post, read about how to set this up and take a look at some models that will help you out in this regard.

4. Using simulation to create the optimal warehouse layout

Blog: Creating the optimal warehouse layout

Warehouses are and have always been an important part of business. This blog post introduces different layouts to consider when designing a warehouse and the advantages of a well-planned layout.

You can then continue reading about how AnyLogic was used in numerous case studies to help deliver creative and effective warehouse layout options, including from DHL and others.

3. Simulation-based digital twins for business: industry-related case studies

Blog: Simulation-based digital twins for business

A digital twin is a virtual model of a physical object created with real-time data. There are two types of digital twins, which we have identified in this blog post: observer and virtual.

The observer digital twins are the most useful, as they are the ones that can be used when developing simulation models. Take a look at how such companies as Siemens, CNH Industrial, and others have used digital twins in many different ways to achieve and further their goals.

2. A beginner’s guide to AnyLogic model errors

Blog: AnyLogic model errors

This blog post is based on a webinar that was given by the AnyLogic team to help those just starting out with AnyLogic. In the webinar and subsequent blog post, you can find out how to navigate an AnyLogic model, as well as understand and resolve compile-time and runtime errors.

This is a detailed blog post with many different examples and error fixes. You can watch the webinar and follow along with the blog post to get the most out of your experience.

1. Unlocking the power of simulation modeling in ChatGPT

Blog: Using ChatGpt with AnyLogic

Our most popular blog post of 2023 is also based on a webinar by our AnyLogic team. This webinar proved extremely popular, as combining AnyLogic with ChatGPT really caught the attention of the users.

In this blog post, you can read about how to use ChatGPT for a variety of tasks. These include asking simple questions related to AnyLogic and simulation modeling, checking and writing your Java code, constructing a HyperSQL query, and using a public API to connect third-party libraries.

There is, of course, a lot more that can be done with AnyLogic and ChatGPT, so after reading the blog post, try it for yourself.

So, these were the top 5 blog posts from 2023, but check out our blog page to find all the blog posts we published last year and previous years.

And as always, there will be a lot more valuable and thought-provoking content in the year ahead. Stay tuned and subscribe to our monthly newsletter to ensure you don’t miss any of the latest updates.

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