Faire Сase Study: Kotlin Backend for a Disruptive SMB Marketplace
Like most startups, at the beginning of its journey Faire was looking for an efficient solution to base its tech stack on. Here is their story of starting with Java and migrating to Kotlin in a year.
Expedia Group Case Study: Bootiful APIs With GraphQL and Kotlin
Expedia adopted Kotlin because of its null-safety compiler guarantees, the conciseness of the language, and its full Java interoperability. Interoperability with Java made a gradual Kotlin integration possible without having to fully rewrite applications.
DoorDash Case Study: Building Scalable Backend Services with Kotlin
DoorDash uses Kotlin for all their backend services and infrastructure. Hundreds of engineers work with Kotlin across a massive system spanning multiple repos. Two years ago, they made the bold move to split their existing legacy Python monolith into multiple backend services, which they developed in Kotlin. This upgrade resulted in tremendous improvements: Better software performance. Сleaner code. Easier code reviews. Another great thing about Kotlin is that people coming from Java, Golang, and Python find it really easy to get started. Kotlin is an excellent choice for server-side appl
Server-Side Development with Kotlin: Frameworks and Libraries
It is quite common to use existing frameworks and libraries for backend application development. If we look at most of the popular frameworks in the Java ecosystem, many of them actually support Kotlin out of the box. There are a lot of Java libraries too. You can use these frameworks and libraries in your Kotlin programs thanks to Kotlin’s flawless Java interoperability. Kotlin is an excellent choice for server-side application development. Go to the Kotlin for server-side page to learn more! This blog post is partially based on presentation content from the Kotlin 1.4 Online Event. You ca
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 the Android ecosystem in recent years. The adoption of Kotlin for server-side development is growing steadily as well. However, the question we often get from companies considering adopting Kotlin for
The State of Kotlin Support in Spring
This is a transcript of “The State of Kotlin Support in Spring” talk by Sebastian Deleuze from KotlinConf: Do you find this format useful? Please share your feedback with us! TOC: Why Kotlin? (1:30) Spring❤️Kotlin. How much? (3:17) Gradle Kotlin DSL on start.spring.io (5:04) More DSLs (5:28) Spring MVC DSL and functional API (7:21) Coroutines (10:44) What about Spring support for coroutines? (21:15) Reactive types extensions for Coroutines APIs (22:35) Coroutines are now the default way to go Reactive in Kotlin (26:00) Spring Boot (28:04) Kofu: the mother of all DSL (29:43