Category Archives: Android

Kotlin 1.3 Released with Coroutines, Kotlin/Native Beta, and more

You can read this blog post in other languages: Today we are releasing Kotlin 1.3 together with a set of accompanying libraries, build tools, and learning materials! We develop Kotlin to be a good tool for all application developers, at … Continue reading

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KotlinConf 2018 Announcements

In today’s keynote at KotlinConf 2018 we made a series of announcements around releases, resources, and other things we’ve made available. For your convenience below is a brief summary of the announcements with the corresponding links for more information. Kotlin … Continue reading

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Kotlin/Native v0.3 is out

We’re happy to announce the release of Kotlin/Native v0.3. We are going to the new lands! With the release of version v0.3 Windows is supported as both a compilation host and execution target, and Google Android devices as an execution … Continue reading

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Kotlin on Android. Now official

Today, at the Google I/O keynote, the Android team announced first-class support for Kotlin. We believe this is a great step for Kotlin, and fantastic news for Android developers as well as the rest of our community. We’re thrilled with … Continue reading

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Kotlin 1.1 is also for Android Developers

This is a guest blog post from Antonio Leiva — Android engineer, trainer and author of the “Kotlin for Android Developers” book. We’re all really excited about the release of Kotlin 1.1. The new features this release includes are extremely … Continue reading

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Kotlin’s Android Roadmap

Introduction One of the most interesting pieces of news we’ve all seen recently is Google announcing (limited) Java 8 support for Android N with the Jack compiler for Java. Naturally, our users are curious about how these news affect them, … Continue reading

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Contest: Go Cross-Platform with Kotlin!

Hi All, Have you ever heard about RoboVM? It lets you create beautiful native apps for iOS & Android, allowing you to share code between platforms. RoboVM translates Java bytecode into native ARM or x86 code. The latest RoboVM release … Continue reading

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Better Annotation Processing: Supporting Stubs in kapt

This post is largely outdated. Please refer to the kapt documentation. We announced kapt, an Annotation Processing Tool for Kotlin, some time ago, and discussed its limitations. Now most of the limitations are going away with the updated version of … Continue reading

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kapt: Annotation Processing for Kotlin

This post is largely outdated. Please refer to the kapt documentation. As there have been many requests to support Java Annotation Processing, we are working on it, and first results are ready for preview. This is the call for early … Continue reading

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Advanced Features of Anko

Last week we published a new version of Anko. While the main purpose of this library is creating layouts though a DSL, even the users of XML layouts can benefit from it. Today we are going to talk about such … Continue reading

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