Kotlin API for Apache Spark v1.2: UDTs, UDFs, RDDs, Compatibility, and More!
Hi everyone, Jolan here, with my first actual blog post! It's been a couple of months since the last release of the Kotlin API for Apache Spark and we feel like all of the exciting changes since then are worth another announcement. Let me remind you what the Kotlin API for Apache Spark is and why it was created. Apache Spark is a framework for distributed computations, which data engineers usually use to solve different tasks, like in the ETL process. It supports multiple languages straight out of the box, including Java, Scala, Python, and R. We at JetBrains are committed to supporting one