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 d
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 th
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