MATLAB Programming Style Guidelines
Advice on writing MATLAB code usually addresses efficiency concerns, with
recommendations such as "Don't use loops." This document is different.
Its concerns are correctness and clarity. The goal of these guidelines is to
help produce code that is more likely to be correct, understandable, sharable
- Naming conventions
- Language usage
- Layout and comments
Download MATLAB Style Guidelines (Revised V1.5), (93 KB PDF file)
Feedback on the guidelines:
I thought this document encapsulated a boat load of good advice
relevant for many programming languages, and included some nice MATLAB specific hints.
_ Penny Anderson
Really helpful. everybody should read something
like this before starting any coding ! (Now, it's my turn to
review everything that I did)
_ Frederic Bosche
After I read this article, I'm impressed some good stuffs that I used
to ignore or misuderstand. This pdf file is easy understood and it's especially useful
for MATLAB experienced programmers. The guidelines helped me to construct a more
standardized, easy-maintained programs. No matter what kind of languages you are
using, there will be some concepts you can refer to.
_ Fu-Sung Wang
Clear, concise and reasonable. Should be alot of help to
me (and others). Thanks.
_ Richard Kirkeeide
Concise and thorough
_ William Zimmerman
Useful, short document that reminds one of all the
things they should already do, but probably don't.
_ Mark Newton
_ Saeed Attarzadeh
An excellent collection, great for beginning or intermediate Matlab coders.
_ Michael Villalba
Great & Appreciated Guidelines! I hope I can follow all of them!
_ Fahad Al Mahmood
Concise, good examples
_ James Cline
Very helpful. I typically write in MATLAB, and I haven't
read about style guidelines before. This will help me write more readable
and more maintainable MATLAB code.
_ B G
Great work. The document is well-written and spot-on.
A much-needed addition to the MATLAB community.
_ Matthew Simoneau
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