Choosing a MATLAB API for Your Application

Determine which MATLAB API to use based on your coding environment

These articles help you choose the appropriate MATLAB APIs for your application. For information about other features, see Integrate MATLAB with External Programming Languages and Systems.

For a list of supported programming languages, see MATLAB Supported Interfaces to Other Languages.


MEX Applications

Create MATLAB® functions implemented in C, C++, or Fortran.

Engine Applications

Run MATLAB code from C, C++, Java®, Fortran, and Python® programs.

Applications to Read and Write MATLAB MAT-Files

Customized programming techniques for importing and exporting data from the MATLAB workspace using MAT-files.