Stuart’s MATLAB Videos

Reading Web Pages, Part 1: Using webread 2

Posted by Stuart McGarrity,

This week, in the first of a series of videos, my colleague Matt Tearle demonstrates how to read web pages with the webread function. In this application, he reads a random Wiki page and follows the first link in the text to see how many steps it takes to get... read more >>

Large Table Building That Requires Scalar Operations 2

Posted by Stuart McGarrity,

Recently I have been using MATLAB tables a lot to store large heterogeneous datasets. In many cases, the rows contain information about files in a file system. As I need to access the files sequentially, I can’t vectorize the code that constructs the table. Instead I need to build it... read more >>

Parallel and GPU Computing Tutorial Video Series

Posted by Stuart McGarrity,

Using MATLAB in recent years on computationally intensive problems that take a long time to run, I notice that MATLAB does not always make use of all the cores on my machine. Also, sometimes I can’t fit my entire data set into available memory. I’ve found these issues can often be... read more >>

A Simple Backup Utility

Posted by Stuart McGarrity,

I have a number of scripts that I have been maintaining for many years. They are not in version control but I still want to make edits and be able to access the code in previous versions. So I use a simple utility that saves a version of the file... read more >>

New Video Player in Blogs Area 4

Posted by Stuart McGarrity,

We have made some changes to how videos play in the Blogs area, including a new video player. There are one or two features that I’d like to make you aware of including: The player works on devices that do not have Flash such as iPad, and most other mobile devices The player... read more >>

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