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Two of my ‘White Whale’ features have been added to MATLAB R2024a 10

Everyone has them! MATLAB features that you've been requesting for ages. You email MathWorks support, you post long rants on discussion forums, you even join MathWorks and spam the internal... read more >>

How we made a better backslash in MATLAB R2024a 4

Few things say 'MATLAB' better than the backslash. So good, we put it on a T-shirt.As most people will be aware, the backslash operator solves a system of linear equations. That is, it finds the x... read more >>

The Steve Eddins Interview: 30 years of MathWorking 6

This month, Steve Eddins is retiring from MathWorks after 30+ years on the job. When he joined, MathWorks was only 10 years old and had 190 staff. Recently, we just celebrated our 40th anniversary... read more >>

MATLAB R2024a has been released: Here are my favourite updates 7

The latest version of MATLAB is now available for download and it's our biggest update yet. I have to tell you, I'm really excited by this one! It has got some features that I've been wanting for for... read more >>

Understanding Tolerances in Ordinary Differential Equation Solvers 3

This is a guest blog post by Michael Hosea, a numerical analyst at MathWorks. He works on MATLAB Coder and on MATLAB’s ODE and integral solvers.MATLAB's ODE solvers have tolerances that the user can... read more >>

Pi day: Using AI, GPUs and Quantum computing to compute pi

14th March is Pi Day, celebrated by geeks everywhere and a great excuse for technical computing bloggers to publish something tenuously related to pi and their favorite technology of choice. This is... read more >>

MATLAB extension for Visual Studio Code: Yes, it works with GitHub Copilot 1

After publishing my recent blog post about MATLAB code execution in Visual Studio Code, I've had a lot of questions asking about GitHub Copilot support. I've even had fellow MathWorkers telling me... read more >>

MATLAB extension for Visual Studio Code: Now with code execution 12

Back in April last year, I announced the MATLAB extension for Visual Studio Code on The MATLAB Blog and everyone at MathWorks was blown away by its popularity. In less than a year there have been... read more >>

Outlier detection and Robust Regression in MATLAB with the FSDA Toolbox 2

In 1857, Scottish physicist James David Forbes published a paper that discussed the relationship between atmospheric pressure and the boiling point of water. To get data, he traveled around the alps... read more >>

Producing animated gifs from MATLAB Flipbook Mini Hack entries

On Valentine's day, the MathWorks linkedIn channel posted this animated gifThe obvious question was duly asked "Where's the MATLAB code for this?" Turns out, I was uniquely placed to answer this as... read more >>

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