Python for MATLAB Development

Source Code for 'Python for MATLAB Development' by Albert Danial
Updated 1 Jul 2022

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This repository accompanies Python for MATLAB Development by Albert Danial (Apress, 2022). The blog series Python is the Ultimate MATLAB Toolbox will contain selections from the book.

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py2mat.m and mat2py.m

MATLAB functions to convert arbitrary Python variables to native MATLAB variables and vice versa can be found in the code directory:

df2t.m and t2df.m

Pandas dataframe to and from MATLAB table converters, conceptually similar to py2mat.m and mat2py.m, can be found at Artem Lenskiy's PandasToMatlab project.

MATLAB Expo 2022

I gave a presentation, Python for MATLAB Development, (video, 24 minutes) on May 17 at the MATLAB Expo 2022.

Slides and other files cited in the presentation can be found in


Release v1.0 corresponds to the code in the published book, without corrections or updates.


See the file for more information on how you can contribute to this repository.

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Al Danial (2024). Python for MATLAB Development (, GitHub. Retrieved .

Danial, Albert. Python for MATLAB Development. Apress, 2022, doi:10.1007/978-1-4842-7223-7.

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