No need for a virtual machine

Kotlin/Native v0.3 now supports Windows

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.

Trivial pursuit

How well do you know your Kotlin trivia?

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?

The tool you didn't know you needed

SwiftKotlin: Comes in handy when you want to translate Swift code into Kotlin

The name of the tool is self-explanatory, for sure. SwiftKotlin is a framework, a command line tool and a Mac application for translating Swift code into Kotlin. However, keep in mind that this is not a magic bullet: its goal is *not* to produce production-ready Kotlin code, but “just a Kotlin translation that will require manual edition.”

Google I/O

Kotlin is now a first-class language on Android

The Android team has officially added support for Kotlin, making it a first-class language. For Android developers, this means they will finally have answers to problems such as runtime exceptions and source code verbosity. As of now, Android Studio 3.0 ships with Kotlin out of the box.

First things first: Kotlin first-class support

What’s new in Jooby 1.1?

Jooby 1.1 is here. Kotlin support is definitely the most exciting feature in this release but it’s not the only reason why you should take a closer look at this micro web framework for Java.

Polishing the key focus areas

Kotlin 1.1 Beta 2 is out

Kotlin 1.1 will soon be upon us — it reached beta on January 19 and now the second beta is here. Although this one is focused on improving the key focus areas of this release, namely coroutine support and the JavaScript backend, that’s not all.