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Android Studio 3.1 Aims to Improve App Development Productivity

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Mar 31, 2018

The latest release of Android Studio, version 3.1, focuses on improving app development productivity and includes a new C++ performance profiler, command line support for Kotlin Lint checks, SQL code completion and improved refactoring, and more.

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Redmonk Language Rankings Sees Rapid Rise for Kotlin and Swift

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 10 Followers on  Mar 30, 2018

Industry analyst company Redmonk has published the Q1 2018 results of their quarterly programming language rankings. The top 5 are JavaScript, Java, Python, PHP and C#. Python’s position above PHP and C# is also echoed in the Stack Overflow 2018 Developer Survey. C++, CSS, Ruby and C take the next four spots, then in joint tenth place are Swift and Objective-C. Kotlin has also seen a sharp rise.

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Kotlin 2017 Roundup and 2018 Outlook

by Kesha Williams Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 23, 2018

Since the release of Kotlin 1.1 in March 2017 by JetBrains, Kotlin has made huge gains in adoption all around the world. 2017 brought many exciting announcements, and the momentum continues into 2018. InfoQ recently sat down with Hadi Hariri, the team lead for developer advocacy at JetBrains.

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SpringOne 2017 - Day 2 - Juergen Hoeller on Spring's Mission

by Victor Grazi Follow 17 Followers on  Dec 07, 2017 2

The SpringOne Plaform Conference Day 2 keynote was well organized and replete with surprises, including keynotes by SpringFramework lead Juergen Hoeller and Microsoft Distinguished Engineer - one of the Gang of Four - Dr. Erich Gamma, among many notable others.

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Kotlin 1.2 Introduces Multi-Platform Projects

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Nov 30, 2017

The latest version of Kotlin makes it possible to share code for the JVM and the JavaScript platform using multi-platform projects. Additionally, it includes a number of language and library improvements, and better compiler performance.

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Kotlin Native Adds Objective-C Interop, WebAssembly Support

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Nov 28, 2017

Kotlin/Native 0.4 makes it possible to build native apps for iOS and macOS, writes Nikolay Igotti, Kotlin/Native tech lead at JetBrains. Additionally, it introduces experimental support for the WebAssembly platform.

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Fresh Async with Kotlin: Roman Elizarov Presents at QCon SF

by Amit K Gupta Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 20, 2017 4

Roman Elizarov, team lead in Kotlin libraries at JetBrains, presented “Fresh Async with Kotlin” at QCon San Francisco. Elizarov demonstrated how Kotlin addresses the difficulties faced in writing asynchronous code in languages such as Java, C# and Javascript. Async code in Kotlin looks very much like the normal synchronous code that most developers are used to writing in languages such as Java.

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Kotlin Use for Android Apps is Growing, Getting More Google Support

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Nov 04, 2017

In the six months since Google announced official support for Kotlin as a first-class language for Android development, Kotlin usage has more than doubled, writes Google product manager James Lau, and more than 17% of Android Studio 3.0 projects now use Kotlin.

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Spring Framework 5.0 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017 1

Spring Framework 5.0, featuring a new reactive web framework, was released on September 28, 2017. With this release, Spring 5.0 has its entire codebase based on Java 8 source code level. Spring 5.0 is compatible with JDK 9 for development and deployment.

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IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2: Smarter, Neater, and Faster

by Matt Raible Follow 8 Followers on  Aug 27, 2017

JetBrains recently released IntelliJ IDEA 2017.2, the quarterly release of its flagship Java IDE. Trisha Gee’s blog post about this release notes that there are many usability enhancements; new classes of warning like if you are creating empty collections or Strings or if a number is out of range on an array. It also has improved analysis around nulls.

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Kotlin Is Now a Supported Android Language

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  May 18, 2017 1

Announced during Google I/O 2017, Android Studio 3.0 adds full support for Kotlin which is to be moved from JetBrains to an independent non-profit organization for future development.

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Kotlin 1.1 Adds Coroutines, Type Aliases, Improved JavaScript Support

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Mar 09, 2017

Kotlin new version introduces a number of new language features – most notably coroutines – and improved support for its JavaScript target, writes Kotlin marketing manager Roman Belov.

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JetBrains Releases Kotlin 1.0

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 18, 2016

JetBrains has announced the first stable release of Kotlin, their new JVM-based language compatible with Android. As the maker indicates, the language is meant to be a "good tool", driving design decisions towards pragmatism and interoperability. The language promises to address many of the issues that can only be fixed in Java through libraries and external tools.

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Q&A with Andrey Breslav on the Kotlin 1.0 Release

by Sergio De Simone Follow 9 Followers on  Feb 18, 2016

After three months in beta, the Kotlin team has announced the release of Kotlin 1.0, which aims to stabilize both API and ABI of the language. InfoQ has spoken with Andrey Breslav, lead Kotlin designer at JetBrains.

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Community-Driven Research: What's Your Next JVM Language?

by Dio Synodinos Follow 3 Followers on  Nov 27, 2012

InfoQ's research initiative continues with an 12th question: "What's Your Next JVM Language?". This is a new service we hope will provide you with up-to-date & bias-free community-based insight into trends & behaviors that affect enterprise software development. Unlike traditional vendor/analyst-based research, our research is based on answers provided by YOU.

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