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Example MATLAB class wrapper for a C++ class

version 1.4.0.0 (8.28 KB) by Oliver Woodford
An example of how to safely encapsulate a C++ class in a MATLAB class, via a mex interface.

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Updated 08 Feb 2018

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Editor's Note: This file was selected as MATLAB Central Pick of the Week

This package provides an example of how to wrap a C++ class in a MATLAB class, via a mex interface, safely, without memory leaks, whilst achieving an interface in MATLAB that is similar to the underlying C++ interface.
After downloading, call:
>> run_example
in MATLAB to see an example implementation in action.

Look in run_example.m, example_mex.cpp (and optionally example_interface.m if you don't want to use the standard interface) to see how this is implemented, and copy the structure to interface with your own C++ classes.

This submission is inspired by the following newsgroup thread:
http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/newsreader/view_thread/278243
Thanks to all those who have contributed.

Cite As

Oliver Woodford (2021). Example MATLAB class wrapper for a C++ class (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/38964-example-matlab-class-wrapper-for-a-c-class), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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