Resources for further learning


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  • Where should I go to learn more?

  • Become a part of the CWL community.

Hopefully you now have a basic grasp of the steps involved in developing a CWL workflow. There are many resources out there to further help you use CWL to solve your own scientific workflow problems.

CWL Reference

Main CWL web page

User guide


Github organization

CWL Community

The CWL Forum is is best place to ask questions

Gitter (chat)

Weekly video calls

Software resources

Github organization for repositories of CWL tool and workflow descriptions, including bio-cwl-tools.


Search for CWL files on Github, try adding the name of a tool you are interested in to the search

Key Points

  • Learn more advanced techniques from CWL user guide, by asking questions on the CWL forum and chat channel, and reading the specification.