Matt Kindy

Instructor: Matt Kindy
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Office Hours


Saturday class canceled    

Class-wide Emails

These are emails that I sent to all members of the class. Please review them to be sure you've received all the information you need:

2017-08-28 EX01-EX04 updated due dates, and info about Video Quizzes
2017-08-28: Video Quizzes
2017-09-05: Class on Wednesday, September 6
2017-09-06: Hurricane Irma

2017-09-21: Free CATIA
     Attached PDF for Free CATIA email

2017-09-27: Hurricane Makeup Days
Email from the president

2017-09-28: Numbering foul-up
2017-09-29: P01 cut-off
2017-10-07: Grading of assignments
2017-10-30: What is a programmer-defined function?
2017-11-10: P08 reminders
2017-11-20: No class Tuesday, 2017-11-21
2017-12-01: Saturday class canceled

Questions and Answers


What is EGR115?

Being successful in EGR115

Assignment changes and interpretations

When / how to use the submission's re-grade checkbox

Programming & Submission Guidelines

A few examples of Excessive Collaboration

How much help can we get for our projects?

Taboos - these techniques are forbidden!

Standard Problem Solving Format

Simplified Standard Problem Solving Format

What are flag variables?

If is not working, there's

Use only CSV files, not XLS files



Octave as a temporary MATLAB replacement

Using P-code [P-code does not run in Octave]


Differences between Canvas and

Canvas Notifications


Prepare Windows for programming

How to make ZIP files - combining multiple files into one for submission

FoxIt PDF reader for Windows

getcsv() / putcsv(): Alternatives to xlsread() and xlswrite()


Make Safari work with Citrix

Making a ZIP file on the Mac

FoxIt PDF reader for Mac

getcsv() / putcsv(): Alternatives to xlsread() and xlswrite()

Outlook & Network

How to use Network File Access to move files from P: to C:

Getting the P: drive back

How to make a whitelist for your Outlook Web App email

How to forward your ERAU email


What is Open Document and what are those other file formats?

What's involved in the CS minor?

Academic integrity video

News Items

You think you work better at night

But there's a hidden cost

Friends aren't always good to have around

The brain needs down-time

One minute to pack your stuff

Somebody has to program those robots, you know

Humpback whales improve turbines

But how do they get up there?

Metal 3D printing

Finally looking promising

Whole new meaning to "microcomputer"

Small? Arduino eat your heart out!

Is getting an engineering degree worth it?


This is some nasty stuff

But Hey! - we all gotta do something

Father & son launch spacecraft

And they got it back!

MIT Students Photograph Space for $150

eBay is your friend...

Fascinating look at how Google works

The comparison demonstrates the power, even intelligence, of Google's algorithm, honed over countless iterations.