Preview of Kotlin 1.5.30 With Native Apple Silicon Support, Improved Kotlin DSL for the CocoaPods Gradle Plugin, and More
Be the first to try the new features and improvements coming in Kotlin 1.5.30: native Apple silicon support, an improved Kotlin DSL for Cocoapods configuration, the ability to share custom native libraries across platforms in multiplatform applications, a better debugging experience for applications with the Kotlin/JS IR backend, and more. These features are available as part of an early access
Kotlin Features Survey Edition #2
We ask you to choose the three features that would bring the most benefit to you, and downvote one.
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
Kotlin Coroutines 1.5: GlobalScope Marked as Delicate, Refined Channels API, and More
Kotlin Coroutines 1.5.0 delivers GlobalScope that is now marked as a delicate API, extensions for JUnit, the refined Channel API, and stabilized reactive integrations.
kotlinx.serialization 1.2 Released: High-Speed JSON Handling, Value Class Support, Overhauled Docs, and more
kotlinx.serialization 1.2 is out! The latest version of our multiplatform serialization library brings a number of improvements – here are the highlights: JSON serialization is faster than ever before. Version 1.2 is up to twice as fast as previous versions when parsing JSON into type-safe Kotlin objects and turning Kotlin objects into their text representations. Kotlin 1.5 type system additi
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 1.5.0-RC Released: Changes to the Standard and Test Libraries
Kotlin 1.5.0-RC is available with all the features planned for 1.5.0 – check out the entire scope of the upcoming release! New language features, stdlib updates, an improved testing library, and many more changes are receiving a final polish. The only additional changes before the release will be fixes. Try the modern Kotlin APIs on your real-life projects with 1.5.0-RC and help us make the releas
The Kotlin YouTube Channel
The Kotlin community has always been the greatest source of inspiration for our team. We aspire to make the life of every Kotlin developer better, and we do our best to listen to all your feedback. With the increasing demand for more Kotlin-related video content, we would like to draw your attention to the Kotlin YouTube channel. It will help you connect with other Kotlin enthusiasts, stay up to d
Kotlin 1.5.0-M2 Released – Ensure Smooth Migration to Kotlin 1.5.0
Kotlin 1.5.0-M2 is the last milestone release for Kotlin 1.5.0, which is coming this spring. So this is the last chance to make sure that your projects will successfully work with Kotlin 1.5.0. Install 1.5.0-M2 If you migrate your projects now, you can save yourself time and energy in the future, when Kotlin 1.5.0 comes out, and you can help us provide urgent fixes before the release. For example,
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
Productive Server-Side Development With Kotlin: Stories From The Industry
Kotlin was created as an alternative to Java, meaning that its application area within the JVM ecosystem was meant to be the same as Java’s. Obviously, this includes server-side development. We would love to hear about your experience with Kotlin for developing server-side applications and share your experience with the community! Tell us your story! Kotlin has experienced immense growth in t