Introduction to Networking Using Kotlin

As an Android developer, it's highly likely that you have heard about Kotlin and all it's awesomeness :). For those who haven't heard about it, Kotlin is a relatively new programming language created by JetBrains(developers of the intelliJ IDEA).

Topics: Kotlin, Tutorials

Keddit — Part 10: Kotlin & Dagger 2 (Dependency Injection)

Part 10: Kotlin & Dagger 2

 For parts 1-9 click this link

I have to be honest with you and say that I didn’t have any plans to write about Dagger 2 in the Keddit app. In fact, I was about to write the last article with some conclusions about the Kotlin language, but I really like Dagger as a dependency injection framework, and nowadays it’s a hot topic as it’s being used heavily in many Android apps. So, let’s talk a little bit about Dagger 2 in Kotlin and the required steps to have it working in the app.

Topics: Kotlin, Keddit, Dagger, Tutorials

Kotlin 1.0 RC announced

JetBrains has announced the 1.0 release candidate of its statically typed programming language for the JVM, Android and browsers: Kotlin. The language is designed to reduce the amount of code developers need to write; avoid entire classes or errors; provide versatility; leverage existing frameworks and libraries with 100% Java Interoperability; and support command-line compilers or first-class IDEs.

Topics: Kotlin

JetBrains has released the Kotlin 1.0 Beta 2

Topics: Kotlin