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Join Us for Hour of Code at JetBrains Academy

Every December during Computer Science week, the world celebrates Hour of Code, with participants from more than 180 countries. This movement is a global initiative that empowers learners and educators of all levels and backgrounds to uncover their coding skills and creativity.

As is our annual tradition, we are thrilled to support Hour of Code activities. From December 5 to 11, we’ll share a series of blog posts highlighting the most popular projects on JetBrains Academy and challenge you to solve coding problems every day. Read on for more details!


This year, we’ve prepared an overview of the most popular projects in particular programming languages or areas of study based on our learner’s experience on JetBrains Academy. Check out our lineup for Hour of Code 2022.

Hour of Code at JetBrains Academy lineup

🔷 December 5: Top 5 Python projects
🔷 December 6: Top 5 Java projects
🔷 December 7: Top Kotlin projects
🔷 December 8: Top Android projects
🔷 December 9: Top Frontend development projects
🔷 December 10: Top Go projects
🔷 December 11: Top Data Science & Machine Learning projects

Each day you can explore the top projects and find something inspiring to add to your study plan. Whether you are just getting started or already an advanced learner, our interactive projects are a great way to put theory into practice by creating fully functional apps. There are projects for learners of all levels, and exciting new ones are coming!

To make it more fun and to help you to stay consistent with your learning journey, we invite you to participate in a 7-day challenge to solve each Problem of the day from December 5–11 for the chance to win a 25% discount on a JetBrains Academy personal subscription! Ready for a challenge?

How do I participate?

Solve the Problem of the day in your study plan every day throughout the week. Which track you choose is up to you. After the challenge is finished, we’ll reach out to the winners and send them a discount coupon that can be applied to a monthly or annual subscription. The discount will be valid until the end of 2022.


Make sure you keep track of your streak and solve the problems 7 days in a row. You can find it by clicking on the fire icon in the upper-right corner of the platform:

What are the requirements?

All you have to do is complete the 7-day Problem of the day streak on your JetBrains Academy account each day from December 5–11.

Feel free to share your results on social media and don’t forget to add the #JetBrainsAcademy and #HourOfCode hashtags to your post. You can also mention our Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit accounts. We’re always thrilled to see and re-post your achievements!

Make sure to keep an eye on our news updates – we’ll announce the results and reach out to the winners on December 15, 2022.

We hope that this will inspire you to unlock new skills and achieve more!

Happy Hour of Code,
The JetBrains Academy team

Disclaimer: JetBrains Academy reserves the right to adjust or cancel the contest at any time, to investigate cases of possible cheating or tampering, and to disqualify learners who break JetBrains Academy’s Code of Conduct or use plagiarized content.

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