IntelliJ IDEA 2019.3 has been released with many new features for users of the Ultimate and open source versions. The team worked on providing a faster startup time and reduced memory consumption to all users of the IDE, while Ultimate users receive additional features.
Java and Kotlin go hand in hand, especially when it comes to Android development. Kotlin version 1.3.60 just released and it contains a number of new updates and a few enhancements, including tooling improvements for debugging and Gradle scripts, a new worksheet mode for IntelliJ IDEA, improved error messages, and a preview of some Kotlin 1.4 features.
Javalin is a lightweight web framework with optional asynchronous mode for both Java and Kotlin. It runs on top of Jetty using only a few thousand modest lines of code and makes creating a REST API easy. The latest November addition brings us to version 3.6.0, with two new features, and a few cleaned up bug fixes and changes.
Looking to replace Java with another language? The hype for Kotlin is on a steady incline, due to many of its features tackling Java shortcomings. In this article, you will find out about some of the key Kotlin features that may have you switching your main programming language. For instance, how is the power of Kotlin’s immutability harnessed?
In the Android development community, usage for Kotlin continues to grow, especially since its introduction as a preferred language by Google in 2017. So, which language should you choose for developing your app for Android? This article goes over some of the benefits that developing in Kotlin has over Java.
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.