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Learn Python with JetBrains Academy!

Starting today, Python joins the good company of Java and Kotlin as a programming language that you can learn with JetBrains Academy. We’re glad to announce the Python Track is ready and is waiting for learners!


Start the Python Track or read the Start Guide for more details.

Why learn Python

According to The State of Developer Ecosystem 2019 survey results, Python is the most studied programming language. There are a ton of reasons for that, but let’s just take a quick look at the “Hello, World!” program written in Python:

print("Hello, World!")

And the “Hello World!” program written in Java:

public class HelloWorld {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        System.out.println("Hello, World!");

Does that make you want to start learning Python right now?

If not, there are some more interesting facts about Python:

Why learn Python with JetBrains Academy

JetBrains Academy and PyCharm Edu combine an interactive, project-based learning platform with powerful, professional development tools:

  • Go beyond lectures – learn by developing. Choose a project and work through a curriculum that contains all the concepts necessary to build it. Challenge yourself to integrate everything that you’ve learned into your applications.
  • Explore new topics and projects that become available to you as you improve. Navigate the Knowledge Map, which displays your progress, the full scope of available topics, and the connections between them.
  • PyCharm is the most popular tool for Python development, with a 35% combined share for PyCharm Professional and Community editions. Master professional tools and become an accomplished developer thanks to the platform’s full integration with PyCharm Educational edition (PyCharm Edu).

We hope you are now ready to start the Python Track! If you get stuck on anything, consult the Start Guide for help.

Your Educational Products Team

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