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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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Becoming a Data Curator

Becoming a Data Curator
Video Course | FREE

Join a Wolfram|Alpha data scientist for this recorded, three-part livecoding series as they guide you in taking data from the web, importing and cleaning it, preparing it for computation in the Wolfram Language and uploading it to the Wolfram Data Repository.

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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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Building and Training Basic Neural Networks

Building and Training Basic Neural Networks
Video Lesson | FREE

The Wolfram Language neural network framework provides symbolic building blocks to build, train and tune a network as well as automatically process input and output using encoders and decoders. Learn how to do this in steps, along with examples of logistic regression and basic image recognition.

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Built-in Machine Learning in Wolfram Language

Built-in Machine Learning in Wolfram Language
Video Lesson | FREE

You can apply machine learning to diverse subject areas without expert-level knowledge with the help of Wolfram Language. Even though you can build complicated models from scratch, you can also use any of the existing, pre-trained models on different inputs like text, numbers and images. This video introduces the many machine learning functions available for such wide-ranging tasks as image identification, text recognition, sentiment classification and others.

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ChatGPT Meets Wolfram|Alpha: A Tale of Two AIs

ChatGPT Meets Wolfram|Alpha: A Tale of Two AIs
Video Lesson | FREE

In this video, you will learn the basics of these two different technologies as well as tips for how best to use them. You will also observe the advantage of combining the two approaches with the help of the Wolfram Plugin for ChatGPT and the built-in LLM functions in Wolfram Language.

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Creating a Data Resource

Creating a Data Resource
Video Lesson | FREE

Start with scraped data from a webpage and finish with a published entry in the Wolfram Data Repository. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to prepare raw data for publishing, sharing and further computation in the Wolfram Cloud.

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Curating Data and Integrating the Wolfram Data Framework

Curating Data and Integrating the Wolfram Data Framework
Video Course | FREE

Learn how the Wolfram Language and the Wolfram Knowledgebase, along with the Wolfram Data Framework, can be used to improve and extend your external data sources. This two-part video course provides examples of importing, cleaning, structuring and visualizing data and then publishing it to the world.

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Daily Study Groups

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 Importing and Exporting Quick Start

Data Importing and Exporting Quick Start
Video Lesson | FREE

The Wolfram Language makes it easy to work with your data and files. This class uses application-driven examples from a variety of areas, such as computational biology, chemistry, geospatial information systems and more, to show how straightforward it is to get data into and out of the Wolfram Language. This beginner-level class is appropriate for those who have little or no experience with the system.

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Data Science Friday Webinars: Insights from Images

Data Science Friday Webinars: Insights from Images
Archived Event | FREE

Learn about Wolfram's multiparadigm approach to doing data science. This series focuses mainly on image analysis—starting in outer space to study images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope and ending on London streets to analyze traffic images captured by "JamCams." Along the way, we stop by Mars to look at videos assembled from images taken by NASA rovers and dig into the geologic layers of South Asia as recorded by the US Geological Survey. Each webinar demonstrates the data science workflow and how to build a project pipeline through different stages, beginning with formulating questions, then wrangling and cleaning the data, performing exploratory data analysis and applying multiparadigm techniques to analyze the data, and finally, sharing the results.

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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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Developing Applications in the Wolfram Language

Developing Applications in the Wolfram Language
Video Lesson | FREE

Discover different ways that you can extend the Wolfram Language, from a simple function to a multi-component application. Learn about the available tools to create, package and deliver your applications and extensions to users. The class is for those who have basic familiarity with the Wolfram Language.

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Developing Graphical User Interfaces with Wolfram Language

Developing Graphical User Interfaces with Wolfram Language
Video Course | FREE

In this course, you will learn how to make interesting interactive and dynamic controls that are visually appealing.

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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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EdTech for the Computational Classroom (Study Group Sessions)

EdTech for the Computational Classroom (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

This Daily Study Group explores the benefits of bringing computational learning to all course subjects. Lessons start with a broad overview to provide a sense of what's possible with Wolfram technology, from interactive graphs and geographic plots to financial and historical data analysis. Later lessons share examples of student computational notebooks exploring subjects like math, physics and computer science with a final lesson demonstrating Wolfram's new question and assessment framework.

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Exploring the Neural Network Framework from Building to Training

Exploring the Neural Network Framework from Building to Training
Video Lesson | FREE

This video showcases the easy-to-use framework available in the Wolfram Language to build, modify, train and deploy neural networks. Learn how the Wolfram Language simplifies the process of encoding input and decoding output for neural nets. Also introduced are layers (almost 30 different types)—the basic building blocks for constructing neural networks—and the process of connecting them in chains and graphs to build complicated networks according to your requirements. This class is intended for users who have a basic familiarity with neural nets and who would like to explore the Wolfram Language features that make the process of building and training networks more intuitive.

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Exploring Wolfram Language

Exploring Wolfram Language
Archived Event | FREE

In this recorded, 18-part livecoding series, Arnoud Buzing guides viewers through topics and examples from Stephen Wolfram's book An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language and the accompanying open course. Subjects covered include practicalities of the language, image processing, neural networks and machine learning functionality, computation with real-world data, graphics and visualizations, programming techniques and cloud deployment. The series includes demonstrations of how to access the Wolfram Cloud. Individual sessions within this series are devoted to exploring specific topics, such as an image-classification problem using convolutional neural networks, a leaf-classification machine learning problem and animations created with atmospheric images imported from the NOAA website.

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Fast Introduction for Programmers

Fast Introduction for Programmers
Video Course | FREE

Certification Levels: Level 1

Learn to program in Wolfram Language—fast. These videos offer a quick introduction to Wolfram Language. As a programmer, you will get up to speed with the higher-level constructs of this fully symbolic programming language. You will be introduced to a selection of its nearly 6,000 carefully integrated, built-in functions. You can also try rapid prototyping of your ideas with quick cloud deployment options, as well as access and work with an amazing collection of curated computable data built into the language itself, from within the all-in-one notebook environment. After you are done, you will be able to read and understand almost any Wolfram Language code and start programming in Wolfram Language yourself.

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Fast, Fun and Functional Cloud Apps

Fast, Fun and Functional Cloud Apps
Video Lesson | FREE

This video lesson shows examples of three fun and simple yet functional apps, created in minutes and deployed to the cloud for use by others. If you have an idea for a computational app that you would like to either prototype or publish, watch this video and follow a Wolfram developer as they demonstrate the steps for building the program, automating it and finally deploying it to the cloud.

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Field Theory of Games (Study Group Sessions)

Field Theory of Games (Study Group Sessions)
Archived Event | FREE

Learn a computational approach to economics and business using the field theory of games, a dynamic model extension of game theory. See how game theory can be extended with ideas from geometry, physics and engineering. Discussions will include applied examples from economics to give students insight into the ways a systems engineering approach can be used to understand how decisions are made. No prior knowledge of game theory or Wolfram Language is assumed, so a brief introduction to both topics will be provided.

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Flying on the Edge: Simulating High-G Jet Aerobatics with Wolfram System Modeler's Aircraft Library 2.0

Flying on the Edge: Simulating High-G Jet Aerobatics with Wolfram System Modeler's Aircraft Library 2.0
Special Event | FREE

Certification Levels: Attendance

Fly into the danger zone as we model the Aermacchi military jet trainer using the completely redefined structure of the new version of Wolfram System Modeler's Aircraft Library 2.0. This jet will be pushed to the limit as we design and fly high-G maneuvers like the ones performed at air shows, while we make sure that the structural integrity is not compromised through the use of a V-n diagram. For the grand finale, we will execute a challenging seven-aircraft formation flying stunt: the dazzling Delta Breakout!

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Functional Programming Quick Start

Functional Programming Quick Start
Video Lesson | FREE

Discover functional programming with the Wolfram Language. Learn the core constructs, functions and evaluation rules of a dynamic, functional language. See how to transition your thinking from procedural to functional programming. Some experience with procedural computer programming is recommended for the class.

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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