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 suggestions while typing. Demo project is available on GitHub.
Topics covered include:
- Use of functional transforms
- Lazyness and working with lazy infinite sequences
- The use of funKTionale, a library that extends Kotlin with a few features known from Haskell
- Pattern matching
- Reactive user interfaces
The video includes the time stamps following the agenda announced:
00:08 — Intoduction and demo application
05:45 — Introduce NGram data class
08:22 — Creating extension methods
09:55 — Working with lazy infinite sequences
to function and infix notation
14:35 — Destructuring of data classes
23:00 — Debug lazy code
24:20 — Add completions to UI
25:18 — Load data in a functional way
28:30 — Improve performance of the data loading
33:20 — Improve the UI responsiveness in RX style
40:05 — Using Kovenant library
42:03 — Using funKTionale library
44:10 — Currying
45:35 — Questions
About the Presenter:
Thanks to all the attendees for the questions! If you still have some, please, contact Mike or our team.
You are welcome to suggest themes for future webinars in comments.