Category Archives: Kotlin
Four days ago, Kotlin version 1.3 was officially released to the general public. This release adds a lot of highly anticipated features, amongst which are: Coroutines now stable: After being an experimental feature for quite some time, Jetbrains have now … Continue reading
Kotlin’s built-in null-safety makes it easy for us to write code that’s less error-prone and less susceptible to the unwanted and unexpected NullpointerException at runtime. We can do a lot to make sure it doesn’t happen, but sometimes there’s no way around … Continue reading
Apparently everybody’s favourite JVM language beat Java in a recent code-smell contest. The Register reported on a paper by Bruno Gois Mateus and Matias Martinez who had carried out an extensive survey of the rate of Kotlin usage in recent … Continue reading
Some good news coming from Jetbrains, who have been tirelessly working on expanding and improving Kotlin and the tools provided with it. In this post I’ll provide an overview of the latest news.
Spring Fu is an experimental Kotlin micro-framework that makes it easy to create lightweight Spring-powered applications with functional APIs instead of annotations. Fu is for functional API, but that’s also a wordplay with the -fu suffix which means skill, the … Continue reading