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Top 10 Files in 2017

Posted by John Kelly,

Without further ado, here are the 10 Most Popular File Exchange submissions in 2017 based on downloads… read more >>

MATLAB, Sporcle, and Grant

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Grant O. Cook III, better known to the Cody-playing world as goc3, is a player and puzzle constructor of great renown. He is currently ranked 5th on the Cody leaderboard, and he is 2nd when ranked by number of problems created (he’s made 121 so far). He recently distinguished himself… read more >>

When is Noon? 4

Posted by Ned Gulley,

I enjoy astronomy. In this post I’m going to show off a cool file from the File Exchange and demonstrate MATLAB’s new-ish datetime functionality (including dateshift and duration). But it’s also a fun opportunity to tell a little astronomical story. A story that starts with a simple question: Who gets to decide… read more >>

The Cody Fifth Anniversary Challenge

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Does Cody have birthdays or anniversaries? It seems to me like it should have birthdays, but anyway, it’s been around for five years (actually, almost six by now). Back in October, we announced a contest in honor of Cody’s fifth. The really cool thing about this contest is that a… read more >>

Community Q&A – Daniel Turizo

Posted by John Kelly,

Daniel Turizo was one of the first people to complete the Easy and Hard problem sets in the Cody 5 Year Challenge. Daniel is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering at the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia. Please enjoy this virtual interview with Daniel Turizo… read more >>

A New Contest: Gerrymandering Commas

Posted by Ned Gulley,

Last February, researchers at the University of St Andrews ran a MATLAB programming contest to study how people compete and collaborate online. I’m very happy to report that another such contest just started today, and I encourage you to join in the fun…. read more >>

Community Q&A: Manu BN

Posted by John Kelly,

Manu BN is the author of 14 files on File Exchange including some popular submissions.  Please enjoy this virtual interview with Manu BN… read more >>

A Galloping Logo Zoetrope

Posted by Ned Gulley,

What is a zoetrope? A zoetrope is a simple kind of animation, first popularized in the 1800s. Take twelve images of a running horse, for example. Paste them on the inside of a cylinder and spin the cylinder. The images catch your eye as they go by, and you are… read more >>