Category Archives: Kotlin

Kotlin: DSL Development

As all of us who write Java on a daily basis have experienced, we tend to spend a considerable amount of time writing boilerplate code. We can sometimes refactor that boilerplate away by using specialized classes for certain activities, but … Continue reading

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Kotlin Design Patterns

This article was originally posted on Medium on December 2017 There’s a saying that “design patterns are workarounds for shortcomings of particular language”. Which would be very interesting, if it wouldn’t come from a Lisp or Scheme advocates around ‘96. … Continue reading

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Kotlin in Action @ bol.com

In a live coding session/workshop, Jarno Walgemoed and Stephan Oudmaijer highlighted some of the features Kotlin has to offer to developers coming from the Java ecosystem. Making this more tangible, attendees had to convert a Java based Spring Boot web-application … Continue reading

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Multi-paradigm programming meetup

On october 30th, 2017, Stephan Oudmaijer and Jarno Walgemoed talked during the “Mutli-paradigm programming”-meetup of the Spilberg IT development Café. Two topics were covered in this session, Kotlin and GraphQL. The session was kicked off by Jarno with a short … Continue reading

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Kotlin and SpringBoot

This article was originally posted on Medium on October 2017 On January 2017 Pivotal introduced Spring framework integration with Kotlin language. Spring is the most popular Java framework, so you could understand my excitement. One of the main drawbacks of … Continue reading

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