Wolfram U

Using Notebooks Effectively

Estimated Time: 27 min

Course Level: Beginner


This class introduces Wolfram Notebooks, structured documents that can include text, runnable code, dynamic graphics, user interfaces and more. The hierarchical structure of notebooks is explained, with discussion of cells, cell brackets, styling options, keyboard shortcuts and the Wolfram Predictive Interface that enables a streamlined workflow. Attributes of notebooks that aid in programming are presented, such as the ability to track the history of computation, support for rich data embedding and Iconize functionality. This class is suitable for beginners who are new to Mathematica and includes tips for notebook power users.

Featured Products & Technologies: Wolfram Language and Wolfram Notebooks (available in Mathematica, Wolfram|One and Wolfram|Alpha Notebook Edition)

You'll Learn To

  • Use the hierarchical structure of notebooks
  • Specify predefined and customized notebook styles
  • Track the history of your computation in a notebook
  • Leverage predictive and user-friendly functionalities
  • Embed images and other data into a notebook
  • Treat notebooks as Wolfram Language expressions