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More bug fixes and tooling updates

Kotlin 1.0.5: The journey continues

Although Kotlin 1.0.5 continues the list of bug fixes and tooling updates for Kotlin 1.0, there are some interesting changes such as loop to lambda conversion, postfix code completion, new refactorings as well as Android IDE and JavaScript support improvements.

Does it have what it takes?

Why Kotlin is the next big thing for Java developers

Kotlin already looks like a tool that is going to improve productivity significantly. We anticipate that it is definitely going to reduce the pain points faced by Java developers. Here is why we think Kotlin will be the next big thing for the Java community.

Buildship into the future

Buildship is the official Gradle integration for Eclipse. It helps Eclipse users synchronize Gradle builds with their workspace, execute tasks without leaving their IDE and also serves as a reference implementation for how to build great IDE support for the Gradle Build Tool.

Interview with Simon Maple, Head of Developer Advocacy at ZeroTurnaround

“I don’t expect microservices to become a default architecture”

This year’s Java Tools and Technologies Landscape Report takes a look at the trends and patterns in the JVM, analyzes the data and makes predictions about the way the JVM landscape will look like in the next few years. We talked to Simon Maple, Head of Developer Advocacy at ZeroTurnaround, about the results of this report and what the numbers mean for developers.

Love story alert

When Kotlin met Gradle

The idea of having a Kotlin-based approach to writing Gradle build scripts and plugins was enticing enough to convince the JetBrains team and the Gradle team to concoct a way to get the best of both worlds. And this is how Gradle Script Kotlin was born.

Taking a peek into the near future

What’s in store for Kotlin this year

Andrey Breslav, the lead language designer of Kotlin at JetBrains, is spilling the beans about the next Kotlin release in a new video. Breslav talks about where Kotlin stands right now and what’s next for it.