GNU Octave 4.2 Advances As MATLAB Alternative
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 17 November 2016 at 10:10 AM EST. 11 Comments
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GNU Octave 4.2 is now available as a major update to this scientific programming language that remains largely compatible with the widely-used MATLAB.

GNU Octave 4.2 presents improvements to its parser, plotting improvements, color changes to more closely match MATLAB's new default color scheme, a variety of new functions, and other improvements.

Those interested in GNU Octave as a free software alternative to MATLAB can find out more on today's 4.2 release via
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