Author Archives: Hadi Hariri

Kotlin Workshop Material for you to use

We’ve just pushed major updates to a new repository we created that contains material for a Kotlin Workshop. In addition to code samples covering all major Kotlin topics, it has presentation slides, as well as exercises and questions for students … Continue reading

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KotlinConf – Speaker List Announced

Is it November yet? KotlinConf 2017 is a little more than 100 days away and we are super excited to announce our 48 awesome speakers! We are thrilled to have such a wonderful group of people and companies representing the … Continue reading

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Announcing KotlinConf

Over the past year we have seen significant growth in Kotlin adoption, represented not only by the lines of Kotlin code on GitHub (8M new lines of code since 1.0 release) but also by the numerous companies that have been … Continue reading

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Kotlin Night in London

We’re holding another Kotlin Night, but this time in London. We’ve brought together members of the community that have been and are currently using Kotlin in production, to come and speak to us about their experiences. As well as share … Continue reading

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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

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Announcing Anko for Android

We’re excited to announce a library we’ve been working on for Android development, which, among other things allows the creation of Application Interfaces in a type-safe and dynamic way using a DSL. A Sample Taste Here is a small example … Continue reading

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JavaScript Interop

When working with JavaScript, i.e. creating a Kotlin application that compiles down to JavaScript, we often need to interoperate with existing libraries in JavaScript. While Kotlin already provides support for this, we’ve added a few more options in M10 to … Continue reading

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M10 is out

Right before the festivities start, we’ve managed to release the next milestone of Kotlin, adding dynamic types and more. Let’s see what M10 brings us.

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M9 is here!

M9 has arrived and it’s bringing many new features and important changes. We’ve already highlighted these and covered others in detail. Let’s dig deeper into some of the other improvements.

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Making Platform Interop even smoother

Being 100% interoperable with the JVM, and subsequently with JavaScript, has always been among Kotlin’s top priorities. With the amount of existing code, and a rich JVM ecosystem, having the ability of interoperating and leveraging these is crucial.

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