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.
On the road to Kotlin 1.2: Latest update adds new inspections and intentions to the Kotlin IntelliJ plugin
Kotlin 1.2.40, the newest bugfix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.2 brings a lot of goodies, including new inspections and intentions to the Kotlin IntelliJ plugin and improvements for the experimental multiplatform projects feature. Let’s take a look at what’s in this update.
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.
Looking for a new full-stack framework? Micronaut is a project brought to us by the Grails team focusing on modularity, minimal memory footprint, and a rocket-fast startup speed. Learn more about this exciting project in development today!
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.”
Something old, something new. Kotlin and C are the two candidates that have what it takes to become the programming language of the year, according to the latest TIOBE index. The winner will be announced next month but, in the meantime, let’s see why Kotlin deserves to win.
The Kotlin Team AMA is over now but it’s been quite the ride. There were over 600 comments and the list of people from the Kotlin team grew bigger and bigger until there were 12 persons answering users’ questions. Let us know what your highlights are in the comments section.
Kotlin 1.1.60, a new bugfix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.1. adds experimental support for incremental compilation in Kotlin/JS Gradle projects —its aim is to significantly reduce build times during development. But that’s not all! We’re taking a closer look at this update.
The availability of the first Technology Preview of Kotlin/Native which compiles Kotlin directly to machine code was announced six months ago and now we have a sneak peek at the IDE support. JetBrains’ choice for Kotlin/Native is CLion, their IDE for C and C++; CLion 2017.3 EAP is now available for download.
Javalin is a very lightweight web framework for Kotlin and Java and it has just reached a very important milestone: 1.0.0 stable is ready. The good news about Javalin is that there are very few “Javalin-concepts” you have to learn.