Kotlin’s blown up in popularity over the last year, and we’re here to introduce you to it. From building a sample app to learning how it interacts with the JVM, these talks will bring you into the future of Android development.
If you’ve been waiting for the opportune moment to learn Kotlin, now would be a great time. First stop: Learn how to learn Kotlin!
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Let’s go back to the beginning, when Kotlin was introduced by JetBrains as a new language on top of the JVM.
This live-coding demo is aimed specifically at Java devs who have never worked with Kotlin before, and is the perfect session to get your feet wet!
Check out this grab bag of tricks that Kotlin gives you to solve evergreen Android development problems.
This talk shows how to build a basic app with Kotlin, using Anko to layout your UI.
Time to dive in all the way and use Gradle to power builds in Kotlin-based apps.
A quick overview of the different tools you can use to be a productive Kotlin developer.
Dive deep into Kotlin’s types, and follow along with the live demonstration to learn some new tricks.
Learn about the robot pattern, and how it makes full use of Kotlin’s language features for more maintainable tests.
Watch this walkthrough of decompiled Kotlin to see how it interacts with the JVM.