File Exchange Pick of the Week

Looking Back: 2013 in Review 1

Posted by Brett Shoelson,

As 2013 comes to a close, we again continue our tradition of taking a retrospective look at the year's Picks of the Week. There have been some great additions to the File Exchange this year; hopefully that is reflected in our selections.

You can read the original blog posts for each of these picks by clicking on the names of the files and following the links to the "Pick of the Week" tag. As always, your comments are welcome.

Title/Author/Summary/Notes Image
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Functional Programming Constructs

Tucker McClure

A set of files for treating many operations, like "if", "for", and even "()", as functions.

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Custom GINPUT

Jiro Doke

GINPUT with customizable cursor..

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boundedline: line plots with shaded error/confidence intervals

Kelly Kearney

Plot one or more lines with a shaded boundary (can represent error, confidence intervals, etc).

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Loss Calculation in a Buck Converter Using SimPowerSystems and Simscape

Pierre Giroux

A SimPowerSystems model is used to calculate switching and conduction losses in a buck converter.

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Recursive Directory Searching for Multiple File Specs

Jonathan Sullivan

Searches a directory for multiple file specs with optional recursivity.

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A MATLAB Script for Calculating Greenwich Sidereal Time with NOVAS

David Eagle

MATLAB script named demo_sidtim.m and support functions for computing Greenwich sidereal time.

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Simulink Support Package for Raspberry Pi Hardware

MathWorks Simulink Team

Credit-card sized, low-cost, single-board computer with audio and video input/output. Now supported by Simulink.

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Simulink Support Package for Gumstix Overo Hardware

MathWorks Simulink Team

Simulink block library for programming Gumstix Overo.

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Data Acquisition Toolbox Support Package for Digilent Analog Discovery hardware

MathWorks Data Acquisition Toolbox Team

Support Package Installer File that works with Support Package Installer.

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Image Acquisition Toolbox Support Package for Kinect For Windows Runtime

MathWorks Image Acquisition Toolbox Team

Acquire data from Microsoft Kinect For Windows into MATLAB.

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All Purpose Mortgage Calculator including mortgage schedule

S B

This calculator gives you all the information you need to know while shopping for a mortgage Loan.

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randomfacegenerator

Joseph Hollmann

Function creates random cartoon faces.

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Imagine

Christian Wuerslin

4D/3D image visualization and evaluation GUI.

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Sim.I.am

Jean-Pierre de la Croix

A MATLAB-based educational bridge between theory and practice in robotics.

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setname

Andrew Bliss

Changes the figure name to equal the figure title.

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TOGGLEFIG

Brett Shoelson

Finds and activates, or creates, figure with user-specified name.

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Raspberry Pi DC Motor H-Bridge Driver Block SFunction

Joshua Hurst

DC Motor Driver Block using Soft PWM of WiringPi Library.

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Colorspace Transformations

Pascal Getreuer

Transform colors between sRGB, YCbCr, YPbPr, YUV, YIQ, HSV, HSL, HSI, XYZ, Lab, Luv, LCH, CAT02 LMS.

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Compare GPUs using standard numerical benchmarks in MATLAB.

Parallel Computing Team

Compare GPUs using standard numerical benchmarks in MATLAB.

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Delta Sigma Toolbox

Richard Schreier

High-level design and simulation of delta-sigma modulators.

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Plot (Big)

Tucker McClure

Makes MATLAB's line plots much faster.

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Dynamic Mask Field Changing from Selected Pulldown Menu

David Manegold

Want to change your Mask fields based on a mask value when (pull down) when you select it?

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Spirograph GUI

Brian Moore

A MATLAB GUI for generating customizable multilayer spirographs.

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multicomet

Ben Dichter

Does the same thing as comet, but with multiple trajectories at once.

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Dynamical Systems with Applications using MATLAB

Stephen Lynch

Companion software for the book of the same name.

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Image Measurement Utility

Jan Neggers

Interactive tool allowing the measurement of distances, radii, and angles in images.

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ccc

Chad Greene

close all; clear all; clc;

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clr == clear all; close all; clc;

Brenden Epps

clr clears your workspace and command window, so you can start fresh.

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Save and load MATLAB "projects" in editor

Kevin Bartlett

Saves and loads MATLAB "projects" in editor (currently-open files, working directory, search path).

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Startup MATLAB in last working directory

Michelle Hirsch

Directions for having MATLAB® start in the last working directory.

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Android Sensor support from MATLAB

MathWorks Mobile Sensor Connectivity Team

Use MATLAB to acquire sensor data from built-in sensors on your Android device.

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line_fewer_markers

Massimo Ciacci

An alias of the LINE command, with additional control for markers, in number and location.

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Schemaball

Oleg Komarov

Plot correlation matrix as a schemaball.

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Colormaps compatible with red-green color perception deficiencies

Matthias Geissbuehler

Colormaps for displaying data compatible with red-green color perception deficiencies.

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inpolyhedron - are points inside a triangulated volume?

Sven

Test if 3d points are inside a mesh. Or, voxelise a mask from a surface. Mesh can be non-convex too!

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bordertext

Jan de Wilde

Place text on borders of the figure, border of the subplots, on the inner-side or outer-side.

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Web-browser viewable GUI animations of .PNGs, .GIFs, etc.

Kevin Bartlett

Creates javascript/html GUI-driven animation of still images (GIFs, JPEGs, etc.).

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regexpBuilder

Michael Ryan

regexpBuilder is a GUI that aims to simplify the creation of regexps in MATLAB.

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vol3d v2

Oliver Woodford

3-d volume (voxel) rendering.

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exportToPPTX

Stefan Slonevskiy

MATLAB tool for exporting data to PowerPoint 2007+ files without using COM-objects automation.

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TextZoomable for text that scales as you zoom

Ken Purchase

Text that zooms as you zoom your plot, rather than staying at a fixed font size.

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cloudPlot

Daniel Armyr

A function to plot the distribution of 2-dimensional data.

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3D Comet Plot

Nick

3D Comet Plot with user specified tail length and line/marker configuration.

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RootFinding Demo

Teja Muppirala

A demo of root-finding using Newton’s Method.

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matwho

Benjamin Kraus

Quickly list the variables in the specified .MAT file.

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App Builder for SimBiology Models

Asawari Samant

Tool to automate the process of creating standalone, model-exploration apps for SimBiology model.

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Download Daily Data from Google and Yahoo! Finance

Michael Weidman

Provides functions for getting data from both data sources as well as helper utility functions.


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