13 questions linked to/from Tips for golfing in Octave
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Output integers in negative order, increase the maximum integer everytime

Main task Your task is to print out integers in descending order, starting from 1, and increasing as you keep hitting 1 again, up until the given input is reached, then, print out the rest until you ...
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Press any key to continue

Your task is to create a program that will display the following text, wait for the user to press a key (it is okay to ignore keys like ctrl, ...
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Calculate the n-th iterate of a polynomial for a specific value; fⁿ(x)

Given a polynomial function f (e.g. as a list p of real coefficients in ascending or descending order), a non-negative integer n, and a real value x, return:    f n(x) i.e. the value of f (f (f (…f (...
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Graphical Representation of Koch Snowflake

Generate a Koch Snowflake A Koch snowflake is a triangle that for each n, another equilateral point is added in the middle of each side: http://en.wikipedia.org/...
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Tips for golfing in MATL

MATL is a golfing language created by Luis Mendo. MATL has proven to be highly competitive, often beating submissions in other golfing languages such as Pyth, CJam and Jelly. What are some useful ...
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Find the Fibonacci Patterns

You are probably familiar with the Fibonacci sequence where the first two terms are 0, 1 (or sometimes 1, 1) and every term ...
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Tips for golfing in MATLAB

What general tips do you have for golfing in MATLAB? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to MATLAB (e.g. "remove comments" is ...
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Python workarounds for assignment in lambda

This is a tips question for golfing in Python. In Python golfing, it's common for a submission to be a function defined as a lambda. For example, ...
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Be there or be square!

Everybody has heard of the phrase "be there or be square". So I thought it was time for a challenge about it. Input You will take a full absolute directory address as text as input via STDIN or ...
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How to swap elements in a vector using an anonymous function in Octave?

Swapping two elements in a vector/matrix is very simple in Octave: x='abcde'; x([4,1])=x([1,4]) x = dbcae Unfortunately, I have yet to find a way to do this ...
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Transform a matrix

Write a program or function where a matrix A (maximum value of dimensions of the matrix is 100) is transformed to a new matrix B. Each element of the new matrix B is the sum of the positive neighbors ...