• Short Description

    Some of the customers would like to add their own applications to the given PTV Visum functionality or embed PTV Visum in enterprise workflows. Using the COM interface and a considerable object library giving access to almost any functionality of Visum, you have nearly unlimited possibilities for model processing on behalf of your specific purposes. This course will impart the basic knowledge of the COM model of PTV Visum. Course participants will learn how to control PTV Visum from external applications, run repeated processes automatically and how to create and implement simple applications in PTV Visum. The examples and exercises will use Python as the scripting language. A short recapitulation of Python language constructs is given.

  • Course Level


  • Target Group

    The course addresses to experienced users with basic programming knowledge in engineering firms or transport associations who would like to improve the automation of certain processes to work more efficiently or develop their own specific functional PTV Visum extensions.

  • Duration

    1 Day

    Due to organizational and local conditions, the duration of the course may vary. Please note the details of your chosen course date before booking.

  • Contents

    • Introduction to the COM model
    • Fields of application for your own COM programs
    • Short introduction to the programming language Python
    • Programming environment and overview of the COM documentation
    • Manipulating network objects and their properties
    • Complex matrix processing
    • Specific aspects of the COM interface (Public Transport, procedures, importing, …) on request
    • Including scripts in PTV Visum
    • Examples for the discussed COM applications
    • Various exercises
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