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3D Game Development in Wolfram Language
Video Lesson | FREE

You can create an interactive 3D video game entirely in the Wolfram environment, using Wolfram Language and the notebook front end interface.

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Creative Computation
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or the Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Explore core programming concepts by creating visual art, poetry and video games using built-in Wolfram Language functions and the Wolfram Notebook interface. Learn to use coding and computation as tools to develop your creative potential and build a portfolio of computationally creative work.

Course Overview
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Introduction to Geo Graphics in Wolfram Language
Video Lesson | FREE

This video shows you how to make interesting and dynamic maps and plots using Wolfram Language's built-in functions. Examples include vector plots, elevation charts and satellite imagery.

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Introduction to Graphics Rendering and Shading
Video Lesson | FREE

This video covers graphics objects and includes topics such as the basics of rendering, realistic 2D and 3D shading effects, artistic shading models and realistic shading with physically based rendering.

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Mastering Manipulates and Palettes for Easy User Interfaces
Video Course | FREE

Wolfram Language offers a rich environment with a variety of built-in tools for building and automating dynamic and interactive interfaces. You can easily deploy and share apps, notebooks, palettes and other interfaces within Wolfram Notebooks or on the Wolfram Cloud.

Course Overview
  • Video 125 minutes
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Wolfram Language for Geosciences
Video Lesson | FREE

Learn how to access built-in geographic data in the Wolfram Knowledgebase. Work with, plot and map data from both the Knowledgebase and external sources.

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Wolfram Notebooks as a Game Engine
Video Lesson | FREE

Wolfram Notebooks are a flexible, interactive way to write programs and create user interfaces. With some easy-to-use, built-in tools, you can make video games that run entirely within Wolfram Notebooks.

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Data Visualization Quick Start
Video Lesson | FREE

Harness the power of the Wolfram Language to interactively visualize your data. Start with simple charts, add labels and legends and then customize the appearance. In a series of examples, you'll learn to process and incorporate additional data and create specialized visual elements, resulting in a rich interface that allows you to interactively explore your data in depth. Topics include general options for adding styles and labels to your charts, enhancing your data with wrappers and metadata and writing custom rendering functions that make use of the metadata to show additional levels of information. The class is suitable for those who have an interest in creating charts using the Wolfram Language but who have little experience with the system.

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Protein Visualization in Wolfram Language
Video Lesson | FREE

In this video, you will explore examples of 2D and 3D visualizations in chemistry and biology, as well as use computation to understand the structural and functional biology of biomolecules.

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Advanced 3D Graphics in the Wolfram Language

Advanced 3D Graphics in the Wolfram Language
Video Lesson | FREE

The Wolfram Language provides incredibly flexible and powerful graphics primitives for general use as well as for highly sophisticated visualization. This class presents a walk-through of 3D graphics options, including lighting control, camera setup and surface properties such as opacity and texture. Hints and pro tips to make your graphics interactive, dynamic and more efficient are also included. This class is for those who are experienced with Wolfram Language graphics functionality.

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An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language

An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires no prior knowledge of Mathematica or Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Learn Wolfram Language and modern computational thinking from Stephen Wolfram's book with veteran Wolfram Language instructor and developer David Withoff. The course requires no prior programming knowledge and is suitable for those at any educational level with an interest in computational thinking and its practical applications.

Course Overview
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Building an App in 60 Seconds

Building an App in 60 Seconds
Video Lesson | FREE

With the Wolfram Language, you really can build a useful, interactive app for exploring ideas in just minutes. Starting with the 60-second app, this course covers the ins and outs of the Manipulate command, the key to instantly interactive interfaces. You'll learn techniques for attaching controls to your computations, making interfaces usable and beautiful and interactively exploring everything from text and math to graphics and sound.

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COVID-19 Data Analysis and Visualization

COVID-19 Data Analysis and Visualization
Video Course | FREE

This course introduces a computational approach to the data analysis, visualization and modeling of the COVID-19 pandemic. You will learn how to access a collection of curated COVID-19 data from the Wolfram Data Repository and explore resources such as livestreams and computational essays. See how analysis and visualization combined with built-in socioeconomic data in the Wolfram Language make in-depth explorations possible. Additionally, this course covers several compartmental epidemiological models and applies them to real-life pandemic data to analyze the spread of this contagious disease.

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Creating Maps with Vector Graphics and Labels

Creating Maps with Vector Graphics and Labels
Video Lesson | FREE

Vector maps look and perform better than raster maps. Wolfram Language has support for vector graphics and maps. In this video, you will learn about the advantages of using vector graphics to make maps as well as the options to customize the appearance of these maps. The primary focus of this lesson is the GeoGraphics function and its features. The lesson also demonstrates the use of tile and layer properties to manipulate the visible data in maps. Examples show how to create different styles of world, country, city and street-level maps.

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Data Visualization with Wolfram Language

Data Visualization with Wolfram Language
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Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Wolfram Language.

Certification Levels: Completion

With the use of a curated dataset from the Wolfram Data Repository, this course shows how to quickly visualize different data structures and how to make your graphics ready to publish and share. Domain-specific functions as well as general techniques are shared for getting the most out of your graphics. The course is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about data visualization using Wolfram Language.

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Dynamic Visualization in the Wolfram Language

Dynamic Visualization in the Wolfram Language
Video Lesson | FREE

Videos, animations and interactive infographics are popular features in scientific, technical and popular media. This class illustrates the principles behind constructing graphics sequences, manipulating a simulated camera, building an interactive interface and more. The class is for those who want to explore how to customize dynamic visualizations with the Wolfram Language. Some familiarity with the Wolfram Language and visualization principles is helpful.

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Ecology and Environmental Science Modeling in Wolfram Language

Ecology and Environmental Science Modeling in Wolfram Language
Archived Event | FREE

This event offers a unique experience for students and educators keen on exploring the intersection of natural systems and computational modeling. It focuses on the foundational elements of complex systems within the realms of ecology and environmental science, making these advanced concepts accessible and engaging through a blend of theoretical and computational explorations.

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Explore the Total Solar Eclipse of 2024 with Wolfram Language

Explore the Total Solar Eclipse of 2024 with Wolfram Language
Archived Event | FREE

Learn how to use Wolfram Language to predict when the eclipse will happen and how it will look from any location on April 8, 2024. Compute contact times, duration, speed, the maximum obscuration of the Sun and much more. Construct precise and detailed maps of the sky for the event, as well as maps of the Earth showing the totality path. Wolfram experts will show the calculations behind the Precision Eclipse website and demonstrate the astro capabilities and built-in knowledge of Wolfram Language that support those results.

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Generating and Printing 3D Objects

Generating and Printing 3D Objects
Video Lesson | FREE

The Wolfram Language offers strong support for 3D graphical formats and features, which makes it an optimal system for printing 3D objects. This example-driven class demonstrates how to manipulate and model with 3D geometry using built-in functions and imported data and successfully print 3D projects. The class is for those who have an interest in 3D printing and a basic knowledge of the Wolfram Language and geometric modeling.

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Geo Computation

Geo Computation
Video Lesson | FREE

There are several features and functions in Wolfram Language that allow you to perform computations on maps and geographic objects. This video lesson will explore some of the functions used in geo computation. You will learn about using vector maps with coordinate points, tiles, projections and different types of boundaries and labels as well as other components of map objects. Examples will also demonstrate the geometry behind vector maps and geo primitives.

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Geo Visualization

Geo Visualization
Video Lesson | FREE

There are many new additions and updates to the geographical visualization tools in the Wolfram Language. This talk explores different geographic visualization functions and looks at how they use various types of data, as well as some of the options that make these functions powerful tools for producing geo visualizations.

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Geography in Wolfram Language

Geography in Wolfram Language
Video Course | FREE

These videos offer an introduction to built-in geography functionality in Wolfram Language. Learn about making and styling maps, creating high-resolution maps of any region of the world and using multiple styles for vector renderings. The included examples showcase how to access built-in, curated geophysical and socioeconomic data, and they also demonstrate how to visualize the data in different ways using maps.

Course Overview
  • Video 127 minutes
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Graphs and Networks: Concepts and Applications

Graphs and Networks: Concepts and Applications
Video Lesson | FREE

Graph theory and network analysis are used to model and analyze connections between entities in the real world—the World Wide Web, social networks and airline routes, just to name a few. The Wolfram Language provides a unified computational perspective from across multiple disciplines in the application of graphs and networks. This video class covers the fundamental properties of graphs and explores workflows available for network modeling and analysis.

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New in Wolfram Language 14 Webinar Series

New in Wolfram Language 14 Webinar Series
Archived Event | FREE

Building on the amazing amount of new functionality released in Versions 13.0–13.3 of Wolfram Language, Version 14 delivers the fruits of the research and development collected over the past two years. The biggest news relates to AI and LLMs like ChatGPT. This webinar series starts with an overview presentation, with later webinars covering in-depth topics.

Course Overview
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Course Type

  • Interactive Courses
  • Video Lessons
  • Video Courses
  • Instructor-led Courses
  • Archived and Special Events

Interactive Courses

Also known as MOOCs (massive open online courses), these courses are hosted on the Wolfram Cloud and allow you to interactively explore concepts using Wolfram Language functionality.

  • Self-paced with progress tracking

  • Include video lessons, exercises and problems, quizzes, exams and a scratch notebook

  • Sharable completion certificates available for all courses

  • Wolfram Level 1 proficiency certifications available for select courses

Video Lessons

Short recorded lessons that provide limited instruction on a computational topic or for using Wolfram tech.

  • Quick-start videos

  • Lessons from content experts

  • A wide variety of beginner-level lessons

  • Free to watch

Video Courses

Video series that build on preceding lessons to provide comprehensive instruction.

  • Each video course features a playlist of sequential lessons

  • Recorded by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Comprehensive coverage of a particular topic

  • Free to watch

Instructor-led Courses

Scheduled as online and in-person classes, these courses provide comprehensive instruction guided by a live instructor.

  • Registration required to reserve your seat

  • Taught by Wolfram certified instructors

  • Opportunity to pose live questions to experts in the room

  • Course completion certificates available

Archived and Special Events

Presentations by Wolfram developers, content experts and instructors.

  • Webinars on special topics and new release functionality

  • Livecoding sessions

  • Wolfram Daily Study Groups

  • Free to watch