Wolfram U

An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language

  • Interactive Course
  • 7 h
  • Beginner
  • 2 Certifications

Estimated Time: 7 h

Course Level: Beginner

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.

Featured Products & Technologies: Wolfram Language (available in Mathematica and Wolfram|One)

You'll Learn To

  • Incorporate computational thinking and programming in any technical workflow
  • Write simple, basic Wolfram Language programs
  • Work with systematically introduced examples that progressively build from one concept to another
  • Compute with curated real-world data from the Wolfram Knowledgebase
  • Create graphics and visualizations with a few lines of code
  • Incorporate state-of-the-art AI technology and machine learning methods in your work
  • Deploy your programs to the web using the Wolfram Cloud
  • Work with the simple, consistent principles of a high-level symbolic language through a limited number of specific examples

Certifications Available

  • Completion Certificate

    Certify your completion of this course by watching course videos and completing all quizzes.

    Track My Progress
  • Level 1 Certification

    Pass the auto-graded quizzes and complete course exercises to certify your proficiency in Wolfram Language.

    Track My Progress

About This Interactive Course

It's free and easy to get started with open interactive courses using the Wolfram Cloud—sign in with your Wolfram ID or create one. No plan is required. This full interactive course includes short videos, video transcripts, exercises and a scratch notebook in an easy-to-use interface. Course videos feature step-by-step examples—pause anytime to try the exercises and check your results. Work on your own code in the scratch notebook and start using Wolfram Language right away. From the interactive course, click Track My Progress to chart your certification progress as you go.