Category Archives: Android

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

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 kapt that is available as a 0.1-SNAPSHOT preview.

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kapt: Annotation Processing for Kotlin

This post is largely outdated. Please check out Better Annotation Processing: Supporting Stubs in kapt 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 … 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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Anko 0.6 is Released

Today we are glad to present the new version of Anko — a library which facilitates Android application development. We are happy to have received lots of feedback, and some of the changes in 0.6 were actually proposed by the … 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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