Matt Kindy









Instructor: Matt Kindy
Web Site: http://kindy.egr115.com
   [Backup: http://kindy.egr115.org]

matthew.kindy@erau.edu -- Preferred method of contact
Alternative email: kindy@egr115.com
Alternative email: kindy@egr115.org

Office Hours



Headlines

University has set Saturday makeup days for the hurricane


Sat Nov 04 & Dec 02 for M/W sections, Sat Nov 18 for T/Th sections






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


Questions and Answers


EGR115

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 EGR115.com is not working, there's EGR115.org


Use only CSV files, not XLS files



MATLAB

Get MATLAB for FREE!


Octave as a temporary MATLAB replacement

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


Canvas

Differences between Canvas and EGR115.com

Canvas Notifications


Windows

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()


Mac

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


Misc

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?


Ummm...duh.



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.