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Computable Document Format: Quick Start

Computable Document Format (CDF) puts easy-to-author interactivity at its core. This course will show you the entire process for creating and sharing interactive content. It will include a simple walk-through of content formatting, style control, knowledge app authoring, and embedding live content into web pages. We will also showcase example uses from textbooks, journal articles, and consulting and management reports.

Level: Beginner

The course requires no previous experience with Mathematica or CDF.

On Demand
This course is available on demand (15:25)   
This course is not currently scheduled.


  • The Need for Easy-to-Author Interactivity
  • Examples Showing CDF Capabilities
  • Interactivity in the Hands of the Content Author
  • Sharing Computable Documents with Everyone
  • Licensing
  • Future of CDF