Python is fit for a king. A report from IEEE Spectrum shows that Python reigns in the enterprise, web, and embedded programming landscapes. Where does Java fit into the rankings? Although Java holds down the fort as the top mobile programming language, C is not far behind, and Kotlin has been moving up the ranks as more and more Android developers turn to it for their mobile dev needs.
September is upon us! The sun is still shining, but the mornings have a chill in the air. Don’t worry though, we’ve got something to keep you warm on your way to work – the 10 hottest posts from the last month. Let’s take a closer look.
The latest version of Kotlin arrives with a new time measurement and duration API preview, tooling improvements, plans for an improved Java to Kotlin converter, various debugging improvements, and more. Come check out the latest versioning and see what other news Kotlin has been keeping up its sleeve lately.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week we saw some great video content from JAX DevOps 2019, a short history of Kotlin, and learned how to start working with Kubernetes and Docker. Let’s take a look.
The rise of Kotlin has been meteoric, and a new report sheds some light on Android developers’ preferences. In this article, we take a look at the recent history of Kotlin and trace its growth over the last couple of years, look at the state of Kotlin today, and then look briefly to the future. Will Kotlin eat more of Java’s share or will Java remain king of the hill?
The latest version of IntelliJ IDEA brings a whole pile of changes with it. From the performance and look to quality of life improvements, there’s a lot going on here for free and Ultimate users alike. Let’s take a closer look at what’s changed.
Ready for some fun? In this session, Uberto Barbini shares some experience in writing a didactic Go bot engine he developed in Kotlin. Let’s get cracking!
Now that Android expressed that they will become “Kotlin-first”, Kotlin is on the radar. This programming language has been on the rise over the past few years. The latest census from JetBrains explores what’s trending in the community, and what developers are using Kotlin for.
Javalin, with its super fast release cycle, is back with a new update that brings some important fixes as well as some handy new features. Let’s take a look.
RedMonk’s biannual report -for the first quarter of 2019- on the state of the most popular programming languages is here. The RedMonk team also presents a neat chart that includes all the language movements from 2012 till Q1 2019. Let’s have a look.
In response to the call for Java evolution -at the age of Kubernetes, microservices, serverless, and cloud-native application development- Red Hat announces the release of Quarkus. Meet the Kubernetes native Java framework that brings Java on a subatomic level!
Java makes the world go round! So we couldn’t miss out on the opportunity to take a look at the 2018 Java Magazine Survey featuring the responses of 10,500 developers. Let’s dig in!
Don’t let the number fool you! it may be a minor release but it brings some major improvements. From improvements to the compiler and IDE to building multiplatform projects via Gradle Kotlin DSL, Kotlin 1.3.20 features an extensive list of changes. Let’s have a closer look.
Last week, we invited you to participate in our poll letting us know which programming languages are on your list for 2019. With over 1000 replies, the time has come to have a look at the results and what the JAXenter community has to say.