File Exchange Pick of the Week

Our best user submissions

GUIDE to App Designer Migration Tool

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is GUIDE to App Designer Migration Tool (for R2018a) by MathWorks App Designer Team.The App Designer was initially introduced in R2016a, and since then we’ve been adding new, shiny components to it every release. It is now our recommended tool for anyone who wants to build… read more >>

Keeping track of figures 2

Posted by Brett Shoelson,

Brett‘s Pick this week is figmenu, by Douglas Schwarz.
I cut my MATLAB teeth some 25 years ago surfing the now-defunct CSSM newsgroup that formed the original heart of MATLAB Central. Getting started, writing what I now know to be horribly ugly (but functional!) code, I learned very much from a… read more >>


Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is AutoFromTag by Mike Anthony.

Similar to my blog post about converting Simulink lines to goto/from blocks, I figured I’d point out this other nice utility for working with goto/from.

Win some cash with your live scripts!

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is these three live script examples:

Modeling the performance of an electric car by Daniel Frey
The Chaos Game by David Garrison
Exploring Exoplanets by MathWorks Physics Team

These are all live script examples to get you started on our newest MATLAB and Simulink Student Challenge: MATLAB Online Live Editor… read more >>

The Curling Game 2

Posted by Will Campbell,

Will‘s pick this week is The Curling Game by Corey Lagunowich.
The Winter Olympics may be over, but for some of us, a thirst for curling is never truly sated. Well I have good news for those of you who feel that way. You can continue to enjoy the thrill of… read more >>

Contour Data

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is contourdata by Duane Hanselman.

Last week I was asked a simple question from a customer: “How do I export a contour plot to Google Earth?”
I knew that this should be possible for either contour… read more >>

Fruit Package

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is A simple fruit package by kim9091.This one is a fun and well-written example of 3D graphics using basic patch objects. You can draw 13 different kinds of fruits with ability to specify geometric parameters. For example, here’s a strawberry.s = fruit.strawberry([0 0 0], 5); view(3) light To… read more >>

New MathWorks Tools

Posted by Sean de Wolski,

Sean‘s pick this week is to revisit three prior Picks of the Week. While reading through the 2017 review and reviews for the previous years, I saw a few picks where MathWorks has now incorporated similar functionality into the product.


Whac-a-Mole with Arduino

Posted by Jiro Doke,

Jiro‘s pick this week is Whac-a-Mole with Arduino by Sophia Hubscher. Here’s a fun classic arcade game, Whac-a-Mole, built using Arduino. What do I like about it? The program is nicely written and is very well commented. You can just read the program and understand exactly what it is doing. I… read more >>

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