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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 >>

Voted Most Popular

Posted by John Kelly,

Have you ever wondered about the relative popularity of a file you’re looking at in File Exchange? If so, we’ve recently added a new feature to File Exchange that’s meant for you. Beginning this month, if you see a file labeled “Popular File XXXX” under the “Editor’s Notes,” you’ll know… read more >>

MATLAB Mobile iPad Layout 2

Posted by Pradeep Ramamoorthy,

In our previous post on MATLAB Mobile, we introduced the editor for MATLAB Mobile and explored the workflows involved in editing existing files or creating new ones. For this post, let’s look at the changes we made to the app on the iPad, in support of the editor…. read more >>

Updating toolboxes from a MATLAB Minimart store

Posted by Ned Gulley,

This post is the continuation of the previous one, in which MathWorks consultant David Sampson introduced the basics behind his free Minimart MATLAB store app. This time David tells you more about how to use it…. read more >>