Join Patrick Royal for an in-depth discussion in this video Debugging, part of Up and Running with MATLAB.
Even the best coder, is unlikely to write a script that runs perfectly the first …time, and coding in MATLAB is no exception. …To help with debugging, MATLAB provides several different methods of getting a …closer look at the mechanics of your functions as they run so that the problem …can be identified. The simplest step to take when a bug is …encountered is to remove the semicolons from every line in the suspect area. …This causes MATLAB to display the output from every single calculation, …potentially allowing you to spot the problem.…
In fact, unless you have a long loop with lots of data that can't be displayed …easily, there's no reason not to leave off semicolons entirely, at least until …the program is working to your specifications. …If that doesn't solve the problem, the next step is to run the program in …sections by specifying breakpoints. Breakpoints can be added from within the …Editor Window, so we'll open up the practice script that we worked on in an …earlier video, so we can add them now. Breakpoints are added in the Breakpoints …
- Installing MATLAB
- Working with MATLAB variables
- Working with matrix and scalar operations
- Creating functions
- Understanding performance considerations
- Building basic plots
- Creating responsive programs
- Editing variables manually
- Working with the Statistics Toolbox
Skill Level Intermediate
1. General Concepts
2. Core MATLAB Syntax
3. Programming in MATLAB
4. Data Representations
5. External Toolboxes
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