With Google IO 2017, Google announced Kotlin as the officially supported language for Android.
Kotlin will be now shipped with Android Studio working out of the box, starting with version 3.0. No extra installations needed. No more incompatible plugins. All thanks to close collaboration between JetBrains and Google.
Most importantly, it was because we think Kotlin is a great language that will make writing Android apps easier and more enjoyable.
Kotlin is also a great match for the existing Android ecosystem. It is 100% compatible with the Java programming language. We can add as little or as much Kotlin into our existing codebase as we want and mix the two languages freely within the same project.
A Quick Tour
here is a quick tour of some of the particularly appealing aspects of Kotlin:
One of the Kotlin’s best features is null safety. The Kotlin compiler enforces…
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