Update on september 6 2013. Paul shaw made a great presentation on our Constraint programming Optimizer that complements this post nicely. Slides and replay are available in our developerWorks community.
Constraint Programming is one of these key words you may have seen that eludes a precise definition. For some it is a computer programming language paradigm beside imperative programming or functional programming. Such people often speak about Constraint Logic Programming (CLP). For others,... [More]