MatConvNet with Visual Studio 2015.3 Toolset and MATLAB R2017a

MATLAB VS2015.3 Toolset


After a recent re-install of Windows on my laptop, I decided to install the latest version of the software packages that I frequently use. This include MATLAB R2017a ,Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise and MatConvNet.

However, it turns out that MATLAB R2017a does not support using VS2017 out of the box (patch required). What’s worse is that CUDA Toolkit 8.0 also doesn’t support VS2017 yet.

In order to use MatConvNet for my research, I had to install VS2015.3 Toolset (optional component of VS2017) and configure MATLAB R2017a to use it.


System Environment

OSWindows 10 Home 1703 Build 15063.0
CUDA Toolkit8.0.61
Visual Studio2017 Enterprise with 2015.3 Toolset

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Userscript for Fetching Album Images | 堆糖的抓图脚本

So userscripts are local scripts written by the user and executed in the browser. This process can be done by manually typing in your script in the console and hitting enter, but there are browser extensions to help you do this automatically.

The most famous ones are GreaseMonkey for Firefox and TamperMonkey for Chrome although the latter also supports other Chromium/WebKit based browsers.

With the help of such extensions, interesting things can be done. And in this case, it is about fetching the album images on, a chinese website very similar to

Instructions can be found here:

Have fun and Enjoy!

P.S. This is my first public GitHub repository. Hopefully more is on the way~
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P.S. 这是本人第一个GitHub的repository,希望未来能增加更多~