Kotlin Digest 2015

Posted on by Roman Belov

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.

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Kotlin Digest 2015

N.B: Some of the following articles use outdated versions of Kotlin in the examples and should be interpreted in the context of the time at which they were written

Top 6 General Publications

Top 5 Android Publication

Top 5 Technical Publications

Top 5 Events Recordings

In 2015 there were more than 50 talks and meetups about kotlin. We try to keep track of all events (with all available slides and recordings) on Kotlin event page. Also it’s a calendar of upcoming events. Take a look!

  • Advancing Android Development with the Kotlin Language by Jake Wharton

  • Functional Programming with Kotlin by Mike Hearn

  • I built an app in Kotlin, and my client still paid me by Matt Wear

  • Android developer Damian Petla shares his experience on using Kotlin for their Android projects.

Thanks for watching and let’s kotlin

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9 Responses to Kotlin Digest 2015

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    January 19, 2016

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  3. Oliver Thomas says:

    January 22, 2016

    Congratulations, Team Kotlin, hope 2016’s another good year for yourselves and the language!

    I’m working on a fairly large Android app, and increased build times aside, it would have been so much more work (and so much less enjoyable) without Kotlin. Thanks!

  4. Getting Closure (Of Tabs) – Eric Schrag says:

    January 23, 2016

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  5. Andrew Binstock says:

    January 25, 2016

    There was also a well-written and useful overview of Kotlin in Java Magazine: http://www.oraclejavamagazine-digital.com/javamagazine_twitter/20150910?pg=47#pg47

    • Roman Belov says:

      January 29, 2016

      Thanks for pointing it out. I added it to the general section in the post.

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    February 16, 2016

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