Archives for September, 2012

UI Revolution in MATLAB 8 (R2012b): Is It Worth an Update?

Screenshot of Matlab 8 (R2012b)

Finally, after at least 13 years of slow GUI evolution from MATLABĀ 5, The MathWorks decides to break with the past and offer a graphical revolution for MATLAB 8. MATLAB 8 – R2012b comes with a fresh ribbon style GUI known from MS Office. Another interesting change is the publishing of so-called Apps. After Apple and […]

Is Windows 8 good for Business Users, esp. Quants?

Being member of the MSDN, I just installed and tested the new Windows 8, Office 2013 and Visual Studio 2012. The step in MS Windows evolution is actually quite big and in the following, you find my first impression.