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!
Kotlin 1.2.60, the newest bugfix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.2 brings a lot of goodies, including optional expected annotations to multiplatform projects, experimental kapt mode aimed to speed up Gradle builds, new refactorings, inspections, and intentions to the IntelliJ IDEA plugin and more. Let’s take a look at what’s in this update.
We’ve talked about the 1.2.X updates, now it’s time to have a look at what the future holds for Kotlin 1.3. The first preview version of the new major release is here.
Our IDE series continues with Kotlin! This pragmatic language for the JVM has a number of options for developers, which might explain why it’s on the rise. Today, we take a look at some of our favorite IDEs and text editors.
One step closer to 1.0! Kotlin/Native 0.8 is here and it brings a lot of goodies including better concurrency support, as well as library and iOS support improvements. Let’s have a look at the highlights.
Kotlin is only seven years old but it is already playing in the big leagues. Its massive success can be traced back to the moment when Google announced Kotlin support in Android last year but that was just the tip of the iceberg. According to Pusher’s State of Kotlin 2018 research report, great things are coming Kotlin’s way.