Toolbox Extender

Extends built-in MATLAB capabilities of toolbox creating


Updated Wed, 30 Sep 2020 18:10:54 +0000

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When you create toolbox you often face issues, i.e.:
- how to automate routine tasks related to the toolbox building end using
- how to easily and correctly distribute your toolbox via the internet
- how to make users notice that a newer version of the toolbox is available
- how to easily store toolbox data (i.e. user preferences) not in the curent folder but in some convinient location
Toolbox Extender address those issues extending built-in MATLAB capabilities of toolbox creating.

Cite As

Pavel Roslovets (2023). Toolbox Extender (, GitHub. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2020b
Compatible with R2018b and later releases
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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Version Published Release Notes

See release notes for this release on GitHub:


- Easily read/write files with Extender, check MATLAB version with Dev
More info:


- Dev: fix bug in gendoc()
More information:


- Generate Markdown documentation from Live Scripts
- Migration to R2019b
- Dev: updated gendoc()
More information:


- New functions to work with favorites (Extender)
- Storage works with mat, json and prefs
- Works in R2019b
- Works within MATLAB Projects (beta)
- Some breaking changes
More information:


- Create one-line web install command for your toolbox
- Use ToolboxDev directly
- Now works in MATLAB Online
More information:


- Updater is significantly improved
- Extender and Dev have new features
More information:


- Extender: *gvc* and *uninstall* were fixed


- Use ToolboxDev to easily create or delete GitHub release for any GitHub repository
- TooboxExtender: **web** method to open GitHub page of project


- migrated to R2019a
- Dev: doc generation is optional during build and test
- Extender: uninstall fixed
- doc fixed and refined


- Dev: auto update project root and file when build toolbox
- ready for R2019a


- Documentation has been updated


- Storage was fixed


-> Toolbox Updater has been renamed to Toolbox Extender
+ Storage class has been added
+ All classes have been refined
+ Doc has been added
+ Toolbox Extender App for convinient work


- improved documentation
- GettingStarted guide

New Developer functionality:
- *gendoc* function automatically generate .html from .mlx in *doc* folder when you *build*
- easier deploy to GitHub and create new release


- now works with App projects


To view or report issues in this GitHub add-on, visit the GitHub Repository.
To view or report issues in this GitHub add-on, visit the GitHub Repository.