Special K

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.

TIOBE will announce the winner next month

Should Kotlin become the programming language of the year?

Something old, something new. Kotlin and C are the two candidates that have what it takes to become the programming language of the year, according to the latest TIOBE index. The winner will be announced next month but, in the meantime, let’s see why Kotlin deserves to win.