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
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 T
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 in
Kotlin 1.4 Released with a Focus on Quality and Performance
Today we’re releasing Kotlin 1.4.0! Over the past years, we’ve been working hard on making Kotlin a programming language that is fun, enjoyable, and productive to work with. To continue our pursuit of this goal with this version of Kotlin, we put a lot of energy and effort into improving the performance and quality of Kotlin and its tooling. We are also excited to announce support for several new language features, including the long-awaited SAM conversions for Kotlin interfaces.
Kotlin 1.3.70 Released
Today we're happy to present to you the latest version of Kotlin – 1.3.70. This incremental release doesn’t provide any major new features. However, we've tried our best to improve the existing functionality, fix issues, and even add experimental things for you to try. Here are the highlights of Kotlin 1.3.70: New functions and classes for Kotlin collections in the standard library. Various impr
Ktor 1.3 Release
Ktor 1.3 was released recently, and we’re happy to share the details with you in this blog post. Ktor consists of two parts: the server engine and a flexible asynchronous HTTP client. The current release focuses mainly on the HTTP client. Here you can find the complete changelog for this release. The client is a multiplatform library that supports JVM, JS, Android, and iOS and is now often use
Kotlin 1.3.60 Released
We’re happy to present the new release today, Kotlin 1.3.60. In addition to the quality improvements, this version focuses on: Optimizing the comparison of inline classes. Tooling improvements for debugging, J2K converter, and Gradle scripts written in Kotlin. Support for more Kotlin/Native platforms/targets. Improving the Kotlin/MPP IDE experience. For Kotlin/JS, adding support for source maps a
Kotlin 1.3.50 released
We’re happy to announce the release of Kotlin 1.3.50 today. In addition to the quality and tooling improvements, the main focus for this version has been on: Designing a new Duration and Time Measurement API (available for preview). Working on an improved Java-to-Kotlin converter. Experimental generation of external declarations for npm dependencies in Gradle Kotlin/JS projects (using Dukat). A
Kotlin 1.3.40 released
We’re happy to present the new release today, Kotlin 1.3.40. In addition to the quality and tooling improvements the main focus for this version has been on: Gradle support for NPM, Yarn, and Webpack for Kotlin/JS Test runner improvements for multiplatform projects New type inference Performance and interoperability improvements for Kotlin/Native Also, new functions were added to
Kotlin 1.3.30 released
We’re happy to announce the release of Kotlin 1.3.30, a new bug fix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.3. The main areas of focus for this release have been around Kotlin/Native, KAPT performance, as well as improvements for IntelliJ IDEA. As always, we’d like to thank our external contributors. Now let’s dive into the details!
Kotlin 1.3.20 released
We’re happy to announce the release of Kotlin 1.3.20, a new bug fix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.3. In addition to improvements to the compiler and IDE, this version: Allows running Gradle tasks in parallel within a single project Allows building multiplatform projects via Gradle Kotlin DSL Brings improvements for inline classes Introduces a separate command line tool for Kapt Enables increme