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Kotlin News: 1.8.0-Beta, Advent of Code, EAP Champions, Developer Survey Results, and More

Kotlin 1.8.0-Beta Has Been Released

Kotlin 1.8.0-Beta brings the following updates:

  • Gradle 7.3 compatibility
  • Recursive Path utility functions in the stdlib
  • Support for Xcode 14 in Kotlin/Native
  • Discontinuation of support for the old JVM backend

Try 1.8.0-Beta

Take Part in Advent of Code 2022 in Kotlin and Win Prizes

We invite you to join us in participating in Advent of Code in Kotlin this year. It’s a great way to practice your problem-solving, keep your Kotlin skills sharp, compete, and learn from the fantastic community surrounding the event. And it’s a wonderful way to get your hands on some exclusive Kotlin prizes!

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We Are Looking for EAP Champions

Are you working on a large-scale, production-grade Kotlin project? Would you love to be among the first to try new language features? Are you interested in making a valuable contribution to Kotlin’s development? Apply to the Kotlin EAP Champions Program!

Become an EAP Champion🎖

How Kotlin Is Going To Fix Your Pains in 2023

Check out the findings of the first Kotlin Developer Survey, our plans to address the most popular issues we discovered, and learn how you can get a head-start on fixing them.

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Kotlin Multiplatform: New Webinars, Multiplatform Contest

Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile Webinars Are Available to Watch

Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile is now in Beta. It means that the technology is almost complete and safe to use in your projects. To start digging into this technology, check out a series of webinars covering the basics of Multiplatform Mobile and demonstrating some of the most popular use cases.

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Join the Kotlin Multiplatform Contest and Win a Trip to KotlinConf’23

Calling all students and recent graduates who love to code in Kotlin! Showcase your creativity by building a Kotlin Multiplatform project using the technology that will help shape the future. If your entry makes it into the top 3, you’ll win a trip to KotlinConf’23, the Kotlin event of the year, with all expenses paid courtesy of the Kotlin Foundation.

Join the Kotlin Multiplatform contest

Weird and Ambitious Multiplatform Things | Jake Wharton and Jesse Wilson

In this new episode of “A Touch Of Multiplatform” we are talking to Jake Wharton and Jessie Wilson from Cash App about “weird and ambitious multiplatform things.” They reveal their experience of using Kotlin Multiplatform for one of the most used fintech apps in the world.

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KotlinConf: Going Global, New Workshops

KotlinConf 2023 Is Going Global. Get on Board With Us!

Join KotlinConf remotely, with support from JetBrains. Organize an in-person meetup for your community to watch the KotlinConf’23 live broadcast or recordings after the conference. Hear about the industry trends and Kotlin news from the experts, and discuss the content with community members.

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New Workshop: Multiplatform Madness With Compose (Plus Friends)

Explore a multiplatform UI and learn about architecting and enhancing DSLs, structured concurrency with coroutines, Kotlin compiler internals, and more.

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New Workshop: Elegant, Powerful, and Idiomatic APIs in Kotlin

Attend “Elegant, Powerful, and Idiomatic APIs in Kotlin” to discover advanced Kotlin features that provide expressive APIs and DSLs.

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ICPC World Finals: Kotlin Match Сommented by Roman Elizarov

To unveil the full power of Kotlin and JetBrains tools, as well as their advantages in algorithmic problem-solving, we’ve invited two competitive programming stars to match their skills in solving Kotlin problems on stage at the ICPC World Finals. Watch the match between Andrew ‘ecnerwala’ HE and Kamil ‘Errichto’ Debowski, commentated Roman Elizarov.

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