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EduTools Plugin 2021.2.1 Is Available
Version 2021.2.1 of the EduTools plugin is out now! This update is packed with new features and improvements, including the ability to restart courses, auto-substitution of input for Run/Debug in Codeforces tasks for C++, updated default task description templates, and various bug fixes. INSTALL EDUTOOLS PLUGIN For learners Restart courses from the Course Selection view It’s good practice to rep
EduTools 2021.2 Critical Bug-Fix Update
Today we are releasing EduTools 2021.2, the bug-fix update for EduTools 2021.1. Thanks to the feedback our community provided to us, we promptly discovered that the 2021.1 version was affected by a critical issue with corrupted Java run configurations: EDU-4052. We are sincerely sorry for any inconvenience this issue has caused. Our development team worked hard to solve the problem as quickly as
EduTools Plugin 2021.1 Is Now Out
Version 2021.1 of the EduTools plugin is now available! It introduces the auto-substitution of input for Run/Debug in Codeforces tasks for Kotlin, Java, Scala, and Python; improvements for the Task Description; a fix for C++ Catch support; and various bug fixes for the Course Selection view. As you may have noticed, we’ve also revised the plugin version numbering in this release. It now matches th
EduTools Plugin v4.4 Is Released
With this release we’ve been focused on the overall quality of the EduTools plugin and fixed many bugs. Read on to learn more! INSTALL EDUTOOLS PLUGIN Here are the most notable fixes available in v4.4: The formatting issue with task descriptions has been fixed (EDU-3806). You can now participate in Codeforces contests using a different programming language for each (EDU-3713). The proxy set
EduTools Plugin v4.3 Is Available
Version 4.3 of the EduTools plugin is now out! It introduces a new My Courses tab, along with improved organization of courses in the Course Selection view, a UI update for the Check Panel view, and several improvements for JetBrains Academy users. Read on to learn more! INSTALL EDUTOOLS PLUGIN Keep track of your progress with the new My Courses tab With the new My Courses tab in the Course Selec
Demo Recording: JetBrains Educational Products for Competitive Programming
JetBrains is honored to be a sponsor of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), one of the oldest and most prestigious competitive programming contests. On November 6 we held JetBrains Knowledge Day 2020, marking the beginning of the ICPC season and academic year. Olga Telezhnaya, Software Developer at JetBrains Educational Products, shares insights about how our products can give
We Are Celebrating the Birthday of Our Educational IDEs!
Today we want to wish a very happy birthday to our Educational IDEs, and to thank you for being an important part of our learning community and believing that education has no limits! We want to start the celebration by taking a look back on the journey we’ve made together. Python has been and still is the most popular language used to learn and teach programming for beginners, and our JetBrains
EduTools Plugin v4.2 Is Here
EduTools plugin v4.2 is out and packed with improvements to the Course Selection view, support for 2020.3 versions of IntelliJ-based IDEs, and default placeholder texts customized for each supported programming language. INSTALL EDUTOOLS PLUGIN (more…)
EduTools Plugin v.4.1 Is Out
EduTools plugin version 4.1 has improved integration with JetBrains Academy, new features for course creators, and some fresh UX changes.
EduTools Plugin v4.0 Released!
EduTools plugin v4.0 is available! This new version has a nice round number, so we’re celebrating that with something special to help you revel in your achievements – read on for more details. INSTALL EDUTOOLS PLUGIN (more…)
EduTools Plugin v.3.9 Released!
The 2020.2 release season for IntelliJ-based IDEs has already started, and we’re happy to announce that we’ve just released version 3.9 of the EduTools plugin, with support for the 2020.2 IDE releases. The 2020.2 versions of IntelliJ IDEA Edu and PyCharm Edu are also available. They combine the latest fixes for PyСharm and IntelliJ IDEA with the latest EduTools plugin updates from v3.9, such as su
EduTools Plugin 3.8 Is Out!
The latest EduTools plugin release is now ready for you to try! Inside you will find a pack of new features, including: New tabbed view for course selection. The task description now shows the last verification result. Submissions display for JetBrains Academy. For the full list of changes, improvements, and bug fixes, please see the release notes. INSTALL EDUTOOLS PLUGIN (more…)