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Re: [Help-glpk] Windows GUI for GLPK 4.1

From: Yuri
Subject: Re: [Help-glpk] Windows GUI for GLPK 4.1
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 02:27:54 -0700
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One note though:

Why such choice of a language: VB?
What about UNIX users, how's this GUI will work for them? Obviously it wouldn't. Isn't it better to write it in Java Swing so it's really available to *any* user,
not only to *any Windows user* ?

Just my 2 cents :-)


Bernhard Schmidt wrote:

Some time ago I wrote a Windows GUI for GLPK 4.1 with Visual Basic 6. I now decided to make it publically available, see

My aim was to make GLPK available for any user, even for those who
have no C compiler or no idea of programming. In my GUI, with a few
clicks it is possible to read and solve LPs in the formats supported by
GLPK. I also included an editor for generating files in the GLPK modelling

My GUI is certainly not completely error free and there is no
However, it is more or less self-explanatory (tool tips are included). Unfortunately, I have no time to develop it further, but I think it
is sufficient for many users.

Bernhard Schmidt
University of Augsburg

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