Kotlin 1.3-M2 is here

Contracts are coming to Kotlin 1.3

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.

Kotlin 1.2.60 adds optional expected annotations to multiplatform projects

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.

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Top 5 IDEs and text editors for Kotlin

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.

Most Kotlin developers come from a Java background

Kotlin and Java go well together, report shows

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.