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Kotlin Mega Tutorial/1 Comment/in Tutorial /by Gabriele Tomassetti
A Productive and Pragmatic Language A programming language is usually designed with a specific purpose in mind. This purpose can be anything from serving a specific environment (e.g, the web) to a certain paradigm (e.g. functional programming). In the case of Kotlin the goal is to build a productive and pragmatic language, that has all […]
Kotlin when: A switch with Superpowers/8 Comments/in Tutorial /by Gabriele Tomassetti
There are two kinds of innovation: new perspectives that changes how we look at things and pragmatic improvements that changes how we do things. Kotlin is full of these pragmatic improvements, getting its user a language that just feel good to use. One of the most useful improvement, especially if you come from Java, is […]
Developing web applications with Javalin and Kotlin/0 Comments/in Tutorial /by David Åse
This article will walk you through how to develop web applications in Kotlin using Javalin. Javalin and Kotlin work well together, as they are both very pragmatic and focus on getting things done quickly and with a small amount of code. We will start with a simple “Hello World” example, then look at server configuration, application […]
Kotlin and WebAssembly/0 Comments/in Opinions /by Federico Tomassetti
This article is paired with a companion repository. Get your free code while it is fresh. Why WebAssembly is Relevant? For a long answer to this question read our introduction on WebAssembly: Why should you care? The short answer is that WebAssembly can permit to compile seriously complex application into an efficient binary format, that can […]
All the Talks at KotlinConf, Organized and Commented/0 Comments/in Resources /by Gabriele Tomassetti
The KotlinConf 2017 was on 2-3 november and it was a great conference. In this article we are going to present a short summary of the talks with links to their videos. List of Talks Understanding Kotlin Understand Every Line of Your Codebase Introduction to Coroutines Deep Dives into Coroutines on JVM Idiomatic Interop Kotlin […]
Introduction to Coroutines: What Problems Do They Solve?/0 Comments/in Tutorial /by Gabriele Tomassetti
Problem Solution Simplify Callbacks Coroutines Get results from a potentially infinite list BuildSequence Get a promise for a future result Async/Await Work with streams of data Channels and Pipelines Act on multiple asynchronous inputs Select The purpose of coroutines is to take care of the complications in working with asynchronous programming. You write code sequentially, […]
Building Languages using Kotlin – KotlinConf/0 Comments/in Resources /by Federico Tomassetti
I attended KotlinConf to give a presentation about Building Languages using Kotlin. It was an amazing experience. The organization was great, and the whole experience increased my enthusiasm towards Kotlin: I thought it was not possible and I was proved wrong. It was very nice to meet not only other Kotlin enthusiasts but also a […]
Java as your Kotlin Study Buddy/0 Comments/in Tutorial /by Victoria Gonda
Switching to a new primary language can be daunting. We know the ins and outs of the language we have been working with for years, and all the sudden we’re newbies again. While this is always a good exercise to put yourself in, and comes with lots of learning, there is also a bit of […]
Review Of the Book Kotlin For Android Developers/1 Comment/in Opinions /by Gabriele Tomassetti
This is a review of the book Kotlin For Android Developers* by Antonio Leiva, an Android Engineer working for an international company. When you have to pick an educational book the first thing you have to understand is: what kind of book is whose the book is for When it comes to books aimed to […]
Kotlin Courses: Reviews And Comparison/2 Comments/in Opinions /by Gabriele Tomassetti
You have seen the benefits Kotlin can bring to you, however you have to learn Kotlin. You can do learn it on your own, pick a book or get access to a course. The problem is to you have to figure out which course is best for you: we have reviewed the most relevant ones […]