Wolfram U

Writing High-Performance Code in Wolfram Language

Estimated Time: 1 h

Course Level: Intermediate


Wolfram Language is an extremely flexible language, suitable for rapid prototyping and high-performance execution, but the flexibility to solve problems in many different ways can also lead to writing suboptimal code. This video will explore some of the key issues you can address to optimize your Wolfram Language code. It will also share tips and tricks to ensure that your code executes as fast as possible.

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

You'll Learn To

  • Evaluate the efficiency of different approaches to the same outcome
  • Identify optimal data types and data structures for faster results
  • Parallelize code and decide when it is most effective to do so
  • Determine when to use built-in functions for maximum efficiency
  • Utilize compilation, caching and memoization for automatic optimization