Wolfram U

Programming a Countdown Timer

Estimated Time: 6 min

Course Level: Intermediate


Countdown timers are basic tools that can be made with several built-in functions in the Wolfram Language. Timers can have different appearances or functionality, depending on which function is used to create the timer. This video will show you different ways to create timers.

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You'll Learn To

  • Program countdown timers with Do, Clock and Now functions
  • Utilize the Dynamic function
  • Style countdown timers
  • Use the DateString function
  • Create buttons to control the starting and stopping of countdown timers