KotlinConf returns to Amsterdam in April 2023!
We’re happy – no, strike that! – we’re thrilled, ecstatic, and overjoyed to announce that KotlinConf is back! 🌷 The next KotlinConf will take place in person in Amsterdam on April 12–14, 2023. Finally we’ll be able to get together again and share the exciting things going on with Kotlin. Register now to join the Kotlin community at the event of the year. Workshops, talks, and fun are guaranteed! Get your tickets before they run out! Get tickets (more…)
Kotlin 2021 Keynote Highlights
The Kotlin 2021 Premier Online Event has started! The next two weeks are going to be full of exciting content. We’ve prepared lots of updates from the Kotlin team, news on the Kotlin ecosystem, and an opportunity to get a glimpse into the future of Kotlin. All of this is in your favorite format – YouTube videos – so stay ahead of the curve from the comfort of your couch! Subscribe to Kotlin YouTube Enjoy the keynote with the main news Here you can find updates and exciting news on the Kotlin ecosystem in the event keynote by Roman Elizarov, Ekaterina Petrova, Sebastian Aigner,
Ten Years of Kotlin!
On July 19, 2011, at the JVM Language Summit, JetBrains announced Kotlin – a new statically typed programming language for the JVM. It has been here for almost ten years. Since its conception, it's been changing the way we work at JetBrains and beyond. Now it’s time to celebrate all the time we've spent together, and share our plans so we can continue helping you become happier developers. Kotlin has evolved from a Java alternative to a whole ecosystem that allows writing code for different purposes, including server-side, mobile, web frontend, data science, and even
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 wins Breakout Project of the Year award at OSCON ’19
Today at the O’Reilly Open Source Awards 2019, we were honored to hear that Kotlin has won the prestigious Breakout Project of the Year award, this award recognizes a project that has started “breaking out in a big way” over the past year, which we are really happy about. We want to say a massive thank you to O’Reilly OSCON for this recognition, but more importantly, we want to take a minute to thank the incredible Kotlin community who have brought the project to where it is today. Since our first commit to the GitHub repository on the 7th of November, 2010, we have watched in awe as the open
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 the opportunities this opens up. For Android developers, Kotlin support is a chance to use a modern and powerful language, helping solve common headaches such as runtime exceptions and source code verbosity. Kotlin is easy to get started with and can be gradually introduced into existing projects, which means that your existing skills and technology investment