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Computational Xplorations
Instructor Led | FREE

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

Certification Levels: Completion

Join this free introductory course to discover how to interactively explore nearly any field using computation. See how computational thinking—a modern blend of critical analysis and information processing—is being applied to a range of disciplines not traditionally associated with coding. From nutrition to literature, you'll learn practical ways to use knowledge-based programming in your classroom, research project or company. This class introduces innovative methods for discovering ideas and insights using the computational intelligence of the Wolfram Language, the user-friendly coding environment of Wolfram Notebooks and the curated real-world knowledge of the Wolfram Knowledgebase.

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Paclet Development
Video Course | FREE

In this video course, learn the basics of developing paclets, including writing paclet.wl files and authoring documentation for your functions. Examples walk you through writing and deploying paclets for the Wolfram Paclet Repository as well as your GitHub profile.

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Paclet Development Quick Start
Video Lesson | FREE

This video lesson explains the type of metadata that goes into a PacletInfo.wl file, providing programmatic descriptions of paclet code and resources. It walks you through the process of developing a paclet with the help of a simple example. The video also shows you how to author and deploy documentation for a paclet and its functions.

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Using LSP to Develop Wolfram Language Code in Text Editors and IDEs
Video Lesson | FREE

The official Sublime Text package and VS Code extension make it easier to write Wolfram Language in those environments with text coloring and semantic highlighting. The video begins with a brief explanation of how Language Server Protocol (LSP) was used to create the add-ons for other text editors. The video then walks you through the features of the packages that make it easier to write and organize code.

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Wolfram Language Programming Proficiency
Instructor Led | FREE

Requirements: This course sequence does not require experience with Wolfram Language to start. It is a suitable course for those with introductory-level skill in any programming language who want to further develop Wolfram Language programming skills. The course sequence includes lectures of progressive difficulty ranging from fundamental concepts to more advanced topics.

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1Level 2

This three-part course sequence is organized especially for those wanting comprehensive instruction and preparation for Wolfram Language Level 1 and Level 2 certifications. The programming proficiency course series meets for three separate class sessions and offers additional access to instructors

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Wolfram Notebooks: Building and Sharing Technical Workflows
Instructor Led | SEE COURSE SCHEDULE

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

Certification Levels: Completion

In this course you will learn how to create Wolfram Notebooks, interactive and powerful computational documents. This course shows how you can combine Wolfram Language with the notebook interface to express your ideas and develop technical workflows for data science, modeling, research, education and more. Discover how to build rich computational essays and presentations and publish to the cloud. No experience with Mathematica or Wolfram Language is required.

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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.

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Daily Study Group: Creative Computation
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Explore core concepts of programming in Wolfram Language by creating visual art, poetry and even video games during this Daily Study Group. We'll use coding and computation as tools to express creativity while you build a portfolio of computationally creative work. Have fun with mini projects while seamlessly integrating coding and artistic expression.

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Daily Study Group: Wolfram Tools for LLMs
Archived Event | FREE

Wolfram technology has long been a component of intelligent assistants and other AI systems. This study group brings you up to speed on currently available tools and devotes daily sessions to using Chat Notebooks, Wolfram Language functions that connect to LLMs, other built-in AI-related functionality and Wolfram GPT. See how Wolfram makes LLMs smarter by giving them access to powerful computation, accurate math, curated knowledge, real-time data and visualization. Learn about Wolfram tools that offer natural language–based code assistance, connecting to LLMs and access to built-in functionality for AI tasks.

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Daily Study Groups
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Wolfram Daily Study Groups are fun, directed, incremental learning resources for building computational competence. Study Groups offer academic and professional development opportunities for anyone interested in expanding their skillset. A Wolfram instructor guides each session by sharing short lessons, polling the group to review key concepts, introducing practice problems and answering questions. Certificates of program completion are available to engaged participants, with additional opportunities for Level 1 proficiency certifications offered for select topics and areas of study.

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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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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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Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica Training Tutorials
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: AttendanceLevel 1

Join a free online training session to learn different ways to interact with Mathematica—enter queries through free-form input and Wolfram Language, create notebooks, perform symbolic and numeric calculations, generate 2D and 3D graphics, create an interactive Manipulate, analyze data and turn your notebook into an interactive presentation. This is an exciting opportunity to learn directly from the authors of the book Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language and ask questions during the interactive Q&A. Participants will need access to either Mathematica for the desktop or Mathematica Online to utilize the hands-on aspects of this training.

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Introduction to Cryptography
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires a basic understanding of number theory, algorithms, discrete mathematics and modular arithmetic and basic-level skills in any programming language.

Certification Levels: Completion

This course gives an introduction to the concepts, underlying math, principles and techniques of historic and modern cryptography; ties cryptographic protocols to real-world scenarios; and gives a necessary understanding of issues related to information security in general.

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Introduction to System Modeling with Wolfram Language
Video Course | FREE

This four-part video course shows how to locate, import and build models for simulating and analyzing all kinds of systems with Wolfram Language. Basic familiarity with the Wolfram Language is recommended.

Course Overview
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Learn to Use a Notebook in the Wolfram Cloud
Video Lesson | FREE

Watch this short video to learn how you can use Wolfram Notebooks in the cloud within your web browser.

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Learn to Use a Notebook on Your Desktop
Video Lesson | FREE

Watch this short video to learn how you can use Wolfram Notebooks on your desktop.

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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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Visual Explorations in Data Science
Interactive Course | FREE

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

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Data is all around us, and methods of making sense of data are only becoming more important. This course introduces a visual, example-driven approach to learning the process of data science. Through built-in knowledge in Wolfram Language, a dozen extensive and applicable explorations are carried out, with visualization guiding the way. Discover the richness of curated, computable data about millions of entities and hundreds of entity types built into Wolfram Language. Learn to leverage curated data and a plethora of data visualization functions to discover a revolutionary new way of doing data science: localized, organized and extensive.

Course Overview
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Wolfram Notebooks for Teaching Chemistry
Video Lesson | FREE

Teaching chemistry in person and in hybrid and remote learning spaces remains challenging and nontrivial for educators at all levels. Access to reliable chemical data, molecular visualization and student computer literacy are just a few of the issues educators face. This video lesson discusses strategies and resources for meaningful interactive instruction and provides example electronic laboratory notebooks (ELN). Prior experience with Wolfram Notebooks is not required.

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A Guide to Programming with Wolfram Language

A Guide to Programming with Wolfram Language
Interactive Course | FREE

Requirements: This course requires basic working knowledge of Wolfram Language

Certification Levels: CompletionLevel 1

Go beyond the basics of programming in Wolfram Language. Learn how to write more complex programs in different programming styles as well as utilize flow control primitives and other features of this high-level programming language. Wolfram Language has a wealth of built-in functions that require little or no programming, but there are special applications that require programming to get the code to do things that go beyond those built-in capabilities. This course offers a collection of useful tips and technical details for intermediate-level programmers.

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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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Analyzing Text to Answer Fact-Based Questions

Analyzing Text to Answer Fact-Based Questions
Video Lesson | FREE

This video class introduces FindTextualAnswer, the built-in Wolfram Language function that combines well-established techniques for information retrieval with state-of-the-art deep learning techniques to find answers in text. FindTextualAnswer analyzes text and can yield several possible answers, the probabilities of those answers being correct and other properties that can help you understand the context of each answer in response to your specific, fact-based questions. In this class, you will learn the scope of this function and some practical applications, as well as gain insights into how it is implemented and the deep learning approach available in the Wolfram Language.

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APIs, Forms and Web Applications in the Wolfram Cloud

APIs, Forms and Web Applications in the Wolfram Cloud
Video Lesson | FREE

This class shows how to generate web content using the Wolfram Language, including static and interactive webpages in the Wolfram Cloud. The video demonstrates how to create and deploy APIs and web forms. Security options and permissions for deployed webpages are discussed. Real-world examples include calling Wolfram Cloud APIs from a web application and hosting it in the Wolfram Cloud.

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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