We’ve already gone over our favorite IDEs and text editors for Kotlin, now we’re taking a look at libraries! In honor of the recently released Kotlin 1.3, today we’re going to explore some of our favorite libraries to really extend our use of Kotlin.
Javalin doesn’t believe in wasting time. This lightweight web framework has had four updates in four months. We take a look at what’s up with this beautiful mix of Java and Kotlin: new classes, improved Java support, and WebSocket improvements.
We’ve been talking about coroutines for the past three months and now they are finally here (and stable!). But that’s not all Kotlin 1.3 has to offer; it arrives with a bunch of libraries, build tools, and learning materials in tow. Let’s have a closer look at what’s included in this release.
Want a safe place to manipulate your JSON data? Written in Kotlin, Haven was designed to be a simple, concise library for JSON users. Make JSON safely accessible again with Haven!
Every Monday we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week we had pretty big news for the Java world with JavaFX 11 becoming generally available. We also had a new Angular v7 beta, Kotlin 1.3 RC and more!
Another release candidate for Kotlin 1.3 has arrived with critical bugfixes in tow. This release mostly focuses on cleaning up and polishing existing features before the big 1.3 final release! We do, however, have some noteworthy changes. Let’s have a look.
Kotlin 1.2.70, the newest bugfix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.2 brings a lot of goodies, including standalone Kotlin compiler native binaries and a bunch of IntelliJ IDEA support improvements. Let’s take a look at what’s in this update.
Every Monday we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. JDK 11 is almost upon us but that’s no excuse to chill! The tech world is moving fast and we ‘re in for the ride! Last week, we had some JDK 12 news, a new Kotlin/Native release and much more!
Kotlin/Native 0.9 is here and it brings a lot of goodies including support for a stable version of kotlin.coroutines, as well as Kotlin 1.3-M2 support. Let’s have a look at the highlights.
The HTTP framework Wasabi has merged to join Ktor. Ktor is a framework that uses Kotlin to build asynchronous servers and clients in connected systems. Find out more about Ktor and the merge of these two frameworks.
Kotlin 1.3-M2 is here. In addition to improving the stability of the features announced in Kotlin 1.3-M1, this new milestone release introduces contracts, a new experimental addition to the Kotlin type system.
Say hello to MvRx, Airbnb’s Android framework which aims to make Android screens easy to write [no matter their complexity]. Let’s have a closer look at it.
Javalin, a very lightweight web framework for Kotlin and Java, has just reached a very important milestone: 2.0.0 stable is out. This release brings a lot of improvements and major changes. Let’s have a look!
Every Monday we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, was an amazingly busy one! For this reason, we decided to include, in addition to the top 5 news from last week, some “honorable” mentions. We wouldn’t want to neglect anything that went down the previous week!