Category Archives: Uncategorized

Gradle Meets Kotlin

Back at JavaOne 2015, during a lunch break we started chatting with Hans Dockter, CEO of Gradle. A couple of days after the conference, a few of us were at the Gradle offices talking about what would be the beginning … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Uncategorized | 14 Comments

Kotlin Educational Plugin

We always said that Kotlin is really easy to learn. And it is! But it’s not only about the language: learning materials make a difference too. Today we are making another important step in this direction. We are happy to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Kotlin Digest 2015

Kotlin’s adoption significantly increased in 2015, and we are especially grateful to our early adopters, who not only used Kotlin, but shared their experiences through different mediums. We’d like to highlight the most notable articles and videos of the past year. By the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments

Learn Kotlin with “Advent of Code”

Christmas is coming! Are you prepared? It’s time to gift yourself with a new language! Have you already checked out the amazing series of puzzles “Advent of Code” by Eric Wastl? These tasks have pretty lean and expressive solutions in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Learn Kotlin with “Advent of Code”

Kotlin Eclipse Plugin 0.5.0

New in this release Kotlin Beta 2 support Semantic highlighting Rename refactoring Mark Occurrences Extract Variable refactoring Navigation to Kotlin standard library sources

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Webinar Recording: Functional Programming with Kotlin

The recording of our October 22nd webinar, Functional Programming with Kotlin, is now available on JetBrainsTV YouTube channel. In this talk, Mike Hearn provides a brief introduction to programming in Kotlin via practical example: creating a textfield with the autocomplete … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 9 Comments

An Interview with Andy Selvig, Author of Kara Web Framework

1. Hello Andy, thank you for taking the time to join us. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I’m co-owner of Tiny Mission, a small web and mobile development company based in Minnesota, USA. In addition to my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Contributing to Kotlin (Kontributing)

As you all know, Kotlin went Open Source two weeks ago. In this post, I give some instructions for prospective contributors and an overview of the contributions we already had. Kontrbute! Contributing to an open-source project is easy: Have a look at our … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 14 Comments

The Road Ahead

As you all know, we rolled out our first public release last week: And while you (7K+ unique visitors) are having fun with it, we keep working on the Kotlin compiler, IDE and standard library. In this post, I’ll give an … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 45 Comments