File Exchange Pick of the Week

Our best user submissions

Instrument Drivers

You all know that Release 14 was just released (which will probably put me out of the File Exchange business since the new features make my most popular files irrelevant). One of the things… read more >>

Interactive Movie Player

NoteThe file submission referenced in this post is no longer available on File Exchange. OK, it's time for a confession. I'm embarrassed. Really embarrassed. A little while back I posted a media... read more >>

World’s greatest predictive tool

People do some fancy stuff with MATLAB to predict future events – from what the stock market will do next to determining if a design change will allow an airplane to meet performance specs. … read more >>

Two dimensional histogram

The other day I was doing a Monte Carlo analysis where I had two independent varables and one scalar output. A good visualization for this is a two dimensional histogram. Unfortunatly, these are not... read more >>

Minimum of an entire matrix

NoteThe file submission referenced in this post is no longer available on File Exchange.
Duane wrote the book on MATLAB, he also wrote this pair of functions to find the max and min of an entire… read more >>

Automatic HTML Help Generation

NoteThe file submission referenced in this post is no longer available on File Exchange. I really like M2HTML, which automatically creates HTML documentation for MATLAB m-files and toolboxes. It... read more >>

Browser shortcuts to useful MATLAB help

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There are lots of ways to get help on MATLAB related issues, you can call tech support, e-mail them, or go to… read more >>

Add horizontal and vertical lines

How many times have you done something like this?
% BEGIN draw a horizontal line
xMin = 0; xMax = 10; % the current extents of the x axis
yVal = 12;
hold on
plot([xMin xMax], [yVal, yVal])
hold off
%… read more >>

Octave analysis

Christophe Couvreur’s Octave Toolbox has been a favorite of mine since the good old days of FTP file swapping. I’m an acoustician by trade and training, so I’ve often needed to… read more >>

Consistency in coding

When we first started this project, Scott and I wanted to avoid using the more popular files as our weekly pick. I am going to break from that rule, because in face-to-face interaction I recommend… read more >>

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