# MATLAB Basics: GUIs without GUIDE10

Posted by Doug Hull,

GUIDE is the standard way of creating GUIs in MATLAB, but sometimes it is better to make the GUI programmatically. This often happens when you want to easily create and destroy buttons and other widgets during the course of the GUI’s use. Handwritten code is often more compact and gives… read more >>

Posted by Doug Hull,

This is the next in a series of advanced topics in MATLAB. My definition of “Advanced” is somewhat nebulous and arbitrary, so even newer users can give this a watch.
Two and a half minute video shows how to use buttondownfcn to get the current point. This can be… read more >>

# MATLAB Basics: Functions and subfunctions5

Posted by Doug Hull,

This six and a half minute video shows a function being created in MATLAB, then it shows a subfunction being added. Functions are a way of adding to the MATLAB language. This video shows the creation of a simple function, and then adding a subfunction to… read more >>

# Quality MATLAB Tutorial Blog2

Posted by Doug Hull,

In the last six months, this blog has taken a sharp turn towards being a video tutorial blog. There are other blogs that have been doing this for a while too. I recently got word about a great MATLAB tutorial blog run by Quan and Daniel. Their… read more >>

# Practical Example: Visualizing the density of a data cloud1

Posted by Doug Hull,

I was working with a MATLAB user that had a large number of data points in the form of x,y,z triples. He was mostly interested in the density of these data points over the range of the data. At first he tried to just do a scatter plot,… read more >>

# MATLAB Basics: Parsing code for better understanding1

Posted by Doug Hull,

This six minute video shows you how to use the debugger and other tools to step through complicated code and understand what is really going on. By taking a complicated expression and breaking it into smaller pieces, you will have a better idea of what is really going on.

# MATLAB Basics: Scalar and Vector expansion

Posted by Doug Hull,

Two minute video explains scalar and vector expansion.
This helps in situations where you are adding a scalar to a matrix and shows how to expand a vector for a similar effect.
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# Coaching call to debug GUI1

Posted by Doug Hull,

This video is a departure from my other videos. This video captures a coaching call between Edgar and me as we debug a GUI that Edgar had created. This video was completely unscripted and has only been lightly edited, so it is longer than my normal videos. … read more >>

# Practical example: Setting transparency on a patch2

Posted by Doug Hull,

First, be sure to check out the new home of LazyWeb. We had three of the challenges closed, but there are three still open. We are sending out MATLAB prize packages to all that solved a challenge, and look forward to sending out more as the rest are tackled.