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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 MATLAB¬†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 […]

SeeMore: A Struct Viewer for the MATLAB console

Everything to String?¬†How the simple MATLAB script “seemore” can cure the curse of the console. For about 50 years programmers had learned to love their monospaced console output. For log files, debugging output or even regular results hardly anything could seriously challenge the text console as the primary output of choice. However, a new feature […]