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JetBrains Academy’s New Projects and Topics: October Update

This October, JetBrains Academy invites you to cozy up with a warm cup of coffee or tea as we unveil our latest content updates. We released five new projects and 50 new educational topics. With these new engaging projects, you can study Java, Python, and SQL in an interactive environment of JetBrains Academy. Gain a solid grounding in Java while creating your first project, or refine your Python skills by building a password checker.

Keep reading to find out more.


🆕 Project: My First Project (Beta). Easy.

Perfect for Java beginners, this project is aimed at helping you create a simple tool that will calculate your net income from running a small convenience store.

🆕 Project: Tagger (Beta). Easy.

In this project, you’ll learn about the Git tagging feature, including how to create and delete tags. Git tagging allows you to mark what’s essential in your project’s history. Your task is to create tags to mark important points.

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Additionally, the Last Pencil project is no longer in Beta.


🆕 SQL project: Electronics Store Customer (Beta). Easy.

As a customer at an electronics store, your goal is to use the store’s interface to find the best devices that fit your needs and budget. Start with basic SQL operations and progress to more complex concepts such as window functions, subqueries, and join statements.

🆕 Python Project: Password Checker (Beta). Medium.

In this project, you’ll create a tool that checks how often your commonly used passwords have been compromised. Apart from writing a pretty helpful program, you’ll also learn a lot about APIs, the request and hashlib  module, the SHA1 algorithm, hashing, the sys module, and much more.

🆕 SQL project: Payroll Management Database (Beta). Medium.

As organizations grow, managing payroll becomes more complex. With more employees to track and pay across departments and various regulations to comply with, errors and disputes can be costly. This project teaches how to manage a database system to track employee data, calculate pay, and generate reports.

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Additionally, Battleship is now out of Beta.


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🆕 Topics: Time scheduling and Transactions


🆕 Topic: Errors


Last month, the Docker project was rated highly by our students for its usefulness, clarity, and fun. Give the newly out-of-Beta Composer a try!


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🆕 Topics: Kruskal’s algorithm, Wagner-Fischer algorithm, and Knuth-Morris-Pratt algorithm


🆕 Topics: Introduction to cybersecurity and Least privilege principle

Projects marked as Beta are still in testing. If you’re interested in checking out Beta projects on the platform, make sure that you have enabled the Beta-tester feature in your profile settings.

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Happy learning!
Your JetBrains Academy team

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