Kotlin 1.7.20 Released
Kotlin 1.7.20 has been released! Highlights include: K2 support for several new plugins; preview of the ..< operator for open-ended ranges; K/N memory manager enabled by default; inline classes with generic underlying types (experimental). Learn more!
Kotlin 1.7.0 Released
Kotlin 1.7.0 unveils the Alpha version of the new Kotlin/JVM K2 compiler, stabilizes language features, and brings performance improvements for the JVM, JS, and Native platforms.
Kotlin 1.6.20 Released
Kotlin 1.6.20 offers previews of future language features and brings performance improvements for the JVM, JS, and Native platforms.
Improved IDE Performance, New Editor Inline Hints, and More for Kotlin in the Latest IntelliJ IDEA
Enjoy a better debugging experience, improved IDE performance, new editor inline hints for ranges and chain calls, and more improvements for Kotlin in IntelliJ IDEA 2021.3: A better debugging experience, including inline stack frames, and smart step into.IDE performance improvements, including faster declaration searches.New editor inline hints for ranges and chain calls.New refactorings and improved inspections and intentions.Other IDE improvements. Auto-update to this new release IntelliJ IDEA will give you the option to automatically update to the new release as soon as it is avail
Kotlin 1.6.0 Released
Kotlin 1.6.0 is now officially released with Stable exhaustive whens, Kover, and new memory manager for Kotlin/Native!
Kotlin 1.5.30 Is Now Available!
Kotlin 1.5.30 includes many experimental language and standard library features that we are planning to release in Kotlin 1.6.0. Give them a try and share your feedback with us!
Improved IDE Performance, Better Debugging Experience, and More for Kotlin in Latest IntelliJ IDEA
Enjoy improved performance, a better coroutines debugging experience, WSL 2 and Run Targets support, and more improvements for Kotlin in IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2: IDE performance improvements, including faster test file analysis and faster rename refactoringBetter debugging experience for the coroutine agentRemote development supportKotlin plugin in the IntelliJ IDEA repositoryOther IDE improvements (more…)
Kotlin 1.5.20 Released!
Kotlin continues to stay up to date with latest Java features such as dynamic invocations and to provide better interoperability with Java by adding support for Java’s Lombok and JSpecify. We are also continuing our work of making the standard library consistent across platforms, as well as investing in Gradle tooling and the new JS IR backend. Update to Kotlin 1.5.20 This blog post provides an overview of the updates in this release: Kotlin/JVM improvements, including string concatenation via invokedynamic and experimental support for calling Java’s Lombok-generated methods and JSpec
Kotlin 1.5.0 – the First Big Release of 2021
Kotlin 1.5.0 delivers stable language features, the new default JVM IR compiler, improvements to the standard and test libraries, and more.
Kotlin Plugin 2021.1 Released: Improved IDE Performance and Better Support for Refactorings
The newest release of IntelliJ IDEA, version 2021.1, comes with the improved Kotlin plugin. Enjoy an improved developer experience with faster code completion and highlighting, change signatures with better IDE support, benefit from better debugging experience for evaluating properties, and more. Here is what you’ll get by installing the new plugin: Faster code completion and highlighting Evaluation of custom getters right in the Variables view Change Signature refactoring with better IDE support Code completion for type arguments Class diagrams for your Kotlin code Othe
1.4.30 Is Released With a New JVM Backend and Language and Multiplatform Features
Kotlin 1.4.30 is now available. This is the last 1.4 incremental release, so we have lots of new experimental features that we plan to make stable in 1.5.0. We would really appreciate it if you would try them and share your feedback with us. We hope you enjoy testing out all these new updates, and please let us know what you think. What's changed in this release: Language features and compiler The new JVM backend went to Beta. Value classes, JVM records, and sealed interfaces update. Build tools Configuration cache support in Kotlin Gradle Plugin. Kotlin/Native Compilation time improveme
Kotlin 1.4.20 Released
Kotlin 1.4.20 is here with new experimental features for you to try. Being open to community feedback is one of the Kotlin team’s basic principles, and we need your thoughts about the prototypes of the new features. Give them a try and share your feedback on Slack (get an invite here) or YouTrack. Here are some of the key highlights: Support for new JVM features, like string concatenation via invokedynamic. Improved performance and exception handling for KMM projects. Extensions for JDK Path: Path("dir") / "file.txt". We are also shipping numerous fixes and improvements