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What Is On Stuart’s Table? Code Along and Find Out

Posted by Ned Gulley,

One summer when I was in high school I spent a lot of time playing ping-pong at a summer camp. Between games, I would watch this guy named Rob play Defender on a nearby console. Rob had godlike Defender skills, and he was always playing. I can still picture the… read more >>

Results of the St Andrews Programming Contest

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Last month we collaborated with Luke Rendell and Elena Miu of St Andrews University on a programming contest (hosted at This contest was modeled on our old MATLAB programming contest…. read more >>

Top 10 Files in 2016

Posted by John Kelly,

As we move into 2017, lets take a look back at 2016.  Here are the most popular files on File Exchange in 2016 based on downloads…. read more >>

Coding in a Petri Dish: the MATLAB Programming Contest Strikes Again!

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Some of you will remember a semi-annual programming contest that we ran here from 1999 to 2012. Some of you participated in it! Each contest ran for a week, and the contestants had to solve an optimization problem in MATLAB. There are a lot of programming contests out there, but the… read more >>

Use Cody to Learn About New MATLAB Features 5

Posted by Ned Gulley,

If you’re a Cody player, you’re familiar with the What Now? problem. That is, you’ve got a few minutes to play around with Cody, but you’re not sure what to tackle next. We’ll always offer you the default display: problems you haven’t solved sorted by which ones have the most… read more >>

Tags, Tech Support, and Souza’s Law 6

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Until I deleted it this afternoon, the following tag appeared on one of the entries in the File Exchange: “can u plz send me the entire project report on my email address”. That’s all one tag. I can’t remember which file I deleted it from, but it hardly matters. It… read more >>