NetLogo: A language and IDE for programming and scientific simulations

What Is It?

NetLogo is a programming environment that helps everyday people to do science and programming. NetLogo has found a variety of uses around the world, from being used as a tool for helping to teach science in classrooms, to being an introductory programming environment, to enabling researchers worldwide to build computational models without needing extensive programming knowledge.

Who Made It?

NetLogo is authored by Prof. Uri Wilensky, who heads Northwestern University's Center for Connected Learning and Computer-Based Modeling (CCL). The CCL includes software engineers, educational researchers, curriculum developers, and students at Northwestern University all working together to design and develop creative technologies that deepen learning.

The CCL is funded by Northwestern University, the National Science Foundation, and a few commercial sponsors.

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The Center for Connected Learning and Computer-Based Modeling 2018 Projects

  • Diparth Shah
    Enhancements to NetLogo Web Project
    The project aims to have new and necessary features to be made available on the web version of NetLogo. The current web project serves the limited...
  • Idloj
    Extension & Library Manager
    A user-friendly dialog that allows easy discovering & installing of NetLogo extensions and .nls libraries. We hope, in this way, to assist the...