File Exchange Pick of the Week

Automatically build MATLAB apps

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro's pick this week is App Builder for SimBiology Models by my colleague Asawari Samant.MATLAB is a scientific software for solving engineering and scientific problems. You can interactively explore your data and apply sophisticated analysis routines to get insights and draw conclusions. Sometimes, you may want to provide those analytical... read more >>

What’s in that MAT File?

Posted by Brett Shoelson,

Brett's Pick this week is "matwho", by Benjamin Kraus.Want to know what's in a MAT file without loading it? matwho is for you. Simple, effective, well-implemented, and useful. And fast!Benjamin's file, which sprang from an interesting discussion on CSSM, provides an easy-to-use wrapper around MATLAB's MatGetDir MEX function. His function... read more >>

RootFinding Demo

Posted by Will Campbell,

Will's pick this week is RootFinding Demo by Teja Muppirala. Teja is making a comeback after his 2011 Sudoku Pick of the Week. This time, he has created a wonderful little Newton-Raphson app. For anyone who's taken a numerical methods class, you are probably familiar with this technique for finding a... read more >>

Comet3 with Speed Control

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro's pick this week is 3D Comet Plot by Nick.As a continuation to one of my previous posts, on multi-line comet plots, this submission extends comet3 to give the user ability to control the length of the tail, the speed of the animation, and the style of the head and... read more >>

Visualizing the frequency distribution of 2-Dimensional Data 4

Posted by Brett Shoelson,

Brett's Pick this week is "cloudPlot", by Daniel Armyr.As data acquisition and storage capacities continue to expand, we are constantly being bombarded with increasingly large datasets. Analyzing--or even just visualizing--these data represents one of the most pressing challenges of our time.Whenever I present "Speeding Up MATLAB Applications," I always make... read more >>

Zoomable Text 2

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro's pick this week is TextZoomable by Ken Purchase.Today's entry was inspired by my colleague, Sean, who also guest posts for this blog from time to time. He and I are application engineers, traveling around the country evangelizing about MATLAB. We once traveled together, and I saw him present a... read more >>

Export to PowerPoint® 3

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro's pick this week is exportToPPTX by Stefan Slonevskiy.Did you know that you could automatically generate reports from your MATLAB program? You can publish a report in various formats -- HTML, PDF, LaTeX, XML, Microsoft® Word® (only on Windows®), and Microsoft PowerPoint (only on Windows). For PowerPoint output, each section... read more >>

Easy visualization of volumetric data

Posted by Brett Shoelson,

Brett's Pick this week is "vol3d v2", by Oliver Woodford.Today's Pick is brought to you by Oliver Woodford, one of the most popular contributors to the File Exchange, and author of export_fig, the long-time "most-downloaded-file" award winner--itself the recipient of a coveted :) Pick of the Week banner.When I'm demonstrating... read more >>

Regexp Builder 1

Posted by Guest Picker,

Idin's pick for this week is the regexpBuilder by Michael Ryan.Regular expressions can be a powerful tool in searching through strings or documents. If you haven't used them before, think of them as a string pattern matching tool on steroids.MATLAB introduced support for regular expressions in MATLAB 6.5 (R13). You... read more >>

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