Rolling out the new update

Kotlin 1.3.50: New APIs and improved Java to Kotlin converter

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.

Kotlin's taking more and more of Java's Android share

Kotlin gnaws at Java’s throne

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?

Watch Uberto Barbini's JAX London 2018 session

Go Kotlin Go!

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!

How do you use Kotlin?

Kotlin rising: JetBrains’ census reveals the community’s trends

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.

Time for some Kotlin goodies

Kotlin 1.3.20 brings an extensive list of changes and improvements

Don’t let the number fool you! it may be a minor release but it brings some major improvements. From improvements to the compiler and IDE to building multiplatform projects via Gradle Kotlin DSL, Kotlin 1.3.20 features an extensive list of changes. Let’s have a closer look.