Author Archives: Hadi Hariri

Announcing Anko for Android

We’re excited to announce a library we’ve been working on for Android development, which, among other things allows the creation of Application Interfaces in a type-safe and dynamic way using a DSL. A Sample Taste Here is a small example … Continue reading

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JavaScript Interop

When working with JavaScript, i.e. creating a Kotlin application that compiles down to JavaScript, we often need to interoperate with existing libraries in JavaScript. While Kotlin already provides support for this, we’ve added a few more options in M10 to … Continue reading

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M10 is out

Right before the festivities start, we’ve managed to release the next milestone of Kotlin, adding dynamic types and more. Let’s see what M10 brings us.

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M9 is here!

M9 has arrived and it’s bringing many new features and important changes. We’ve already highlighted these and covered others in detail. Let’s dig deeper into some of the other improvements.

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Making Platform Interop even smoother

Being 100% interoperable with the JVM, and subsequently with JavaScript, has always been among Kotlin’s top priorities. With the amount of existing code, and a rich JVM ecosystem, having the ability of interoperating and leveraging these is crucial.

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M9 is coming

We’ve been working hard on the next upcoming release for Kotlin, M9, and it contains quite a good number of new features and some important changes.

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A New Open Source Web Site

We have a new web site and a new domain! It’s Open Source It would make no sense to be developing a language that is Open Source and not having an Open Source web site and documentation. We worked by … Continue reading

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M8 is out!

It’s been a really busy couple of months since the last release and we’ve been working hard on making substantial improvements, particularly in terms of speed. We have a lot of goodies for this release. Let’s get started

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M7 Release Available

Kotlin M7 is here and with it some long awaited features. Compiler and Language Changes Inline support One of the biggest features of M7 is support for inline functions. Kotlin encourages the use of higher-order functions (some people call this “functional … Continue reading

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Spek – A Specification Framework

For a while now, a few of us have been working on a project called Spek, a framework that allows you to write executable specifications. It allows you to write specifications (i.e. tests) in a more human-readable, and what’s more … Continue reading

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