Good resources to learn TensorFlow

Here are some good resources to learn tensorflow.



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Official announcements

Blog posts



  • First Contact with TensorFlow by Jordi Torres, professor at UPC Barcelona Tech and a research manager and senior advisor at Barcelona Supercomputing Center
  • Deep Learning with Python – Develop Deep Learning Models on Theano and TensorFlow Using Keras by Jason Brownlee
  • TensorFlow for Machine Intelligence – Complete guide to use TensorFlow from the basics of graph computing, to deep learning models to using it in production environmemts – Bleeding Edge Press
  • Getting Started with TensorFlow – Get up and running with the latest numerical computing library by Google and dive deeper into your data, by Giancarlo Zaccone
  • Hands-On Machine Learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow – by Aurélien Geron, former lead of the YouTube video classification team. Covers ML fundamentals, training and deploying deep nets across multiple servers and GPUs using TensorFlow, the latest CNN, RNN and Autoencoder architectures, and Reinforcement Learning (Deep Q).
  • Building Machine Learning Projects with Tensorflow – by Rodolfo Bonnin. This book covers various projects in TensorFlow that expose what can be done with TensorFlow in different scenarios. The book provides projects on training models, machine learning, deep learning, and working with various neural networks. Each project is an engaging and insightful exercise that will teach you how to use TensorFlow and show you how layers of data can be explored by working with Tensors.

TensorFlow Tutorials

You can find python source code under the python directory, and associated notebooks under notebooks.

  Source code Description
1 Setup with tensorflow and graph computation.
2 Performing regression with a single factor and bias.
3 Performing regression using polynomial factors.
4 Performing logistic regression using a single layer neural network.
5 Building a deep convolutional neural network.
6 Building a deep convolutional neural network with batch normalization and leaky rectifiers.
7 Building a deep autoencoder with tied weights.
8 Building a deep denoising autoencoder which corrupts the input.
9 Building a deep convolutional autoencoder.
10 Building a deep residual network.
11 Building an autoencoder with a variational encoding.


Introduction to deep learning based on Google’s TensorFlow framework. These tutorials are direct ports of Newmu’s Theano Tutorials.



TensorFlow Examples

TensorFlow Tutorial with popular machine learning algorithms implementation. This tutorial was designed for easily diving into TensorFlow, through examples.

It is suitable for beginners who want to find clear and concise examples about TensorFlow. For readability, the tutorial includes both notebook and code with explanations.

Tutorial index

0 – Prerequisite

  • Introduction to Machine Learning (notebook)
  • Introduction to MNIST Dataset (notebook)

1 – Introduction

2 – Basic Models

3 – Neural Networks

4 – Utilities

  • Save and Restore a model (notebook) (code)
  • Tensorboard – Graph and loss visualization (notebook) (code)
  • Tensorboard – Advanced visualization (code)

5 – Multi GPU


Some examples require MNIST dataset for training and testing. Don’t worry, this dataset will automatically be downloaded when running examples (with MNIST is a database of handwritten digits, for a quick description of that dataset, you can check this notebook.

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More Examples

The following examples are coming from TFLearn, a library that provides a simplified interface for TensorFlow. You can have a look, there are many examples and pre-built operations and layers.


  • TFLearn Quickstart. Learn the basics of TFLearn through a concrete machine learning task. Build and train a deep neural network classifier.


Computer Vision

Natural Language Processing

Reinforcement Learning



Extending TensorFlow

  • Layers. Use TFLearn layers along with TensorFlow.
  • Trainer. Use TFLearn trainer class to train any TensorFlow graph.
  • Built-in Ops. Use TFLearn built-in operations along with TensorFlow.
  • Summaries. Use TFLearn summarizers along with TensorFlow.
  • Variables. Use TFLearn variables along with TensorFlow.