JetBrains Academy: New Projects and Topics in August
The academic season is either close or has already started for most of us. Our content updates will help you get the ball rolling in an interactive environment of JetBrains Academy without getting overwhelmed.
This August we released three new projects and 31 new educational topics. Moreover, we introduced our brand new Computer Algorithms and Data Structures track! If you want to prepare for a technical interview as a Software Developer, QA Engineer, or Data Analyst, make sure to check it out.
Now, let’s dive into the updates in more detail.
🆕 Project: Blockchain (Beta). Challenging.
One of the most fascinating developments of the past decade is the spread of blockchain technology. In this project, you’ll develop a profound understanding of how blockchains work, apply your hashing and multithreading skills, and learn about (de)serialization.
🆕 Android project: Secret Diary (Beta). Hard.
In this project, you will create your diary application secured with a password to prevent others from accessing it. You’ll program this multi-activity application to store data on your Android device and gain experience with the most common UI components:
🆕 Project: Carnival Gift Shop. Easy.
Additionally, the First Landing project was released from Beta.
- HTML: HTML canvas graphics, SVG in HTML, HTML SEO optimization
- CSS: Contextual selectors
- Essential standard classes: ZonedDateTime and OffsetDateTime
- Spring Boot: ApplicationContext, Spring security crypto
Additionally, the Duplicate File Handler project was released from Beta.
- Databases and SQL: Variables in MySQL
- Essentials: OSI Model, Stack and heap memory, Environment variables, Coupling and cohesion
- Dev tools: Using external workflows, Working with environment variables
Projects marked as Beta are still in the early stages of testing. If you’re interested in checking out Beta projects on the platform, make sure the Beta-tester feature is enabled in your profile settings.
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