Matt Kindy

Instructor: Matt Kindy
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Office: LB116
Office Hours


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:

2017-06-30 ERNIE downtime causes VQ01 adjustment
2017-07-07 Don't forget the affirmation

2017-07-23 Exam description
(attached document)

2017-07-31 Office hours extended

Questions and Answers


What is EGR115?

A few examples of Excessive Collaboration

Assignment changes and interpretations

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

How much help can we get for our projects?

Taboos - these techniques are forbidden!

Standard Problem Solving Format

Simplified Standard Problem Solving Format

Programming & Submission Guidelines

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

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.