The first edition of Realm Report is here — this quarterly publication aims to dive deep into the geography of mobile. According to their predictions, Kotlin will overtake Java in December 2018. Let’s find out if/why you should drop Java and give Kotlin a shot.
Kotlin 1.2 Beta is here and it brings the major new feature of Kotlin 1.2, namely experimental support for multiplatform projects. It’s compatible with all versions of IntelliJ IDEA from 2016.3 until 2017.3, as well as with Android Studio 2.3 and 3.0.
When we talk about Android app development, we immediately think of Java. But should we? Manish Patel explains 10 reasons why we should all think about switching over to Kotlin instead.
Google recently declared Kotlin as a first-class language. This increased visibility means everyone is looking at this programming language. Here, Dmitry Jemerov explains some tips and tricks for dealing with basic syntax, classes, and more in Kotlin.
Want to learn Kotlin Native? This JVM-free tutorial from Juan Medina shows you step-by-step how to create and run Kotlin Native.
The second milestone release for Kotlin 1.2 was announced less than a week ago but now it’s time for Kotlin 1.1.4 to shine. Read on to find out what’s new and what has been improved.
What’s better than Kotlin? Serverless, perhaps? If you can’t decide between the two, here’s a tutorial for you.
Kotlin might play in the big leagues now but this is surely not a unanimous decision. Although this programming language caught the attention of TIOBE and RedMonk, the road to success is paved with challenges. One of them is Stack Overflow.
Cheat sheets are a godsend when you don’t know something – and that will happen no matter how well-prepared you are, which is why these cheat sheets might come in handy. And since we’re here to learn more about programming languages, why not dive deeper into the JVM universe? It will be fun, I promise.
Kotlin/Native v0.3 is here and the most exciting news is that it adds Windows support. Just a quick reminder: Making arbitrary Kotlin/JVM programs runnable on Kotlin/Native or Kotlin/JS is *not* what JetBrains aims to achieve, though — making Kotlin usable throughout a modern application is.
The results of the Kotlin future features survey are here. Respondents were asked to nominate three most expected features, as well as one feature that they would like to be banned (optional). Let’s see what Kotlin users want to keep or ditch.
What a difference a month (and a new title) can make! Last month, Kotlin was not even in Tiobe’s top 50 programming languages and now it occupies the 43rd position.
Our pub quiz series continues with another look at a new programming language. This time, we’re testing your knowledge about Kotlin, the darling of Android that was recently promoted to a first-class language status. Do you know everything there is to know about this fresh-faced static language?
Kotlin is playing in the big leagues now. This programming language is a first-class language on Android and it has been receiving a lot of attention from developers lately. This probably won’t convince you to give it a try but perhaps you’ll change your mind when you see this infographic.