Our IDE series continues with Kotlin! This pragmatic language for the JVM has a number of options for developers, which might explain why it’s on the rise. Today, we take a look at some of our favorite IDEs and text editors.
One step closer to 1.0! Kotlin/Native 0.8 is here and it brings a lot of goodies including better concurrency support, as well as library and iOS support improvements. Let’s have a look at the highlights.
Kotlin is only seven years old but it is already playing in the big leagues. Its massive success can be traced back to the moment when Google announced Kotlin support in Android last year but that was just the tip of the iceberg. According to Pusher’s State of Kotlin 2018 research report, great things are coming Kotlin’s way.
Every Monday we take a step back and take a look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week was packed with news about OpenJFX 11 and JDK 11, we had a look at Kotlin 1.2.50 and Angular v6.1.0 beta.1, and more!
Kotlin 1.2.50, the newest bugfix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.2 brings a lot of goodies, including updated Kotlin support in the Eclipse IDE plugin, improved experimental scripting support, Runnable Kotlin scratch files in IntelliJ IDEA and more. Let’s take a look at what’s in this update.
Previously, we had a close look at the results of the 2018 JetBrains’ State of Developer Ecosystem survey with a focus on Java. Here, we present you the most interesting and fun highlights on a number of languages and technologies.
The latest edition of ThoughtWorks’ Technology Radar has highlighted what most of us already know: you absolutely need to adopt Kotlin and Kubernetes but generic cloud usage should be avoided at all costs.
One step closer to 1.0! Kotlin/Native 0.7 is here and it brings a lot of goodies including smoother interoperability with Objective-C and Swift, performance optimizations and more. Let’s have a look at the highlights.
Hacker News Hiring Trends rankings and PYPL PopularitY of Programming Language index for April 2018 are out, offering different approaches, different data sources and different, yet interesting results.
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On February 5th, Android Developers announced the preview of Android KTX, a set of extensions designed to make your Kotlin coding for Android as smooth as a summer’s sail.
There’s a new library in town! Arrow is a functional companion to Kotlin’s Standard Library. Let’s have a look at some of the major features in Arrow.
Trend Micro has detected a malicious app which seems to be the first developed using Kotlin. Swift Cleaner, a utility tool which cleans and optimizes Android devices “is capable of remote command execution, information theft, SMS sending, URL forwarding, and click ad fraud.”