Tree: What Computing Devices do I Need?

The Zingtree Wizard guides you through the process of building a tree. You provide the questions and answers that your users will see, and the Wizard goes through each scenario asking for more information.

This is the same process professional knowledge engineers use, and it's the best way to get started. Try it now!

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New to Zingtree?

Take a couple minutes to explore the Wizard tutorials below. Click a section below to see the various parts of the tutorial.

Our example task is to create a decision tree to determine what clothes to wear given the following factors:

  • Am I going to work?
  • Is the weather hot, cold or rainy?

Here's a picture of the tree (from Zingtree Designer):

What to Wear decision tree demo

Here's the tree we will be building in the Video and Step-by-Step tutorials, embedded below. Click the buttons to see how it works!

Watch this 3 minute video to see how to build the example tree using Zingtree Wizard:

Step by Step Instructions

Here's a walk-through with screen shots on how the Wizard works:

  1. Once you start the wizard, you'll see a screen like this:

  2. Fill out the form as shown above to pose the question "are you going to work today?", with answer options "Yes" and "No". As you enter text into the various parts of the form, you can see a preview of what your page will look like:

  3. When you are finished, click Save and Continue.

  4. Next, you are prompted to fill out an unfinished part of your tree. You'll see this:

  5. Click Offer a Solution, and fill out the form as shown below. Since this is a solution node, we aren't asking any more questions here.

  6. Click Save and Continue again.

  7. Next, let's enter a page with three more choices for the weather, like this:

    Click Save and Continue.

  8. Next, you'll see a page with a little more context, which appears if you are not going to work, and the weather is hot. Choose Offer a Solution, and enter your choice of hot weather clothes. It will look something like this:

  9. Continue filling in the rest of the forms that the Wizard provides. When you are done, the Overview page appears showing every node in your tree:

That's it! You've completed your first Zingtree. Want to try it yourself? Click here to open the Wizard.

Hint: The This Tree button at the top of each page is your friend. You can add or edit nodes, preview your tree, and access more tools by using this button. Go ahead and explore!