Kotlin, the Swift of Android
Apple has introduced “a better language” for iOS developers. But what options do we have for Android? Surely Kotlin should be under consideration! Android Studio is now based on Intellij Idea, the “native” environment for Kotlin. Kotlin is a modern language for industry. It can help you reduce the amount of code you write for Android applications and at the same time make it readable and more maintainable. In this session we’re going to see how certain constructs and DSL’s can be used to make Android more enjoyable.
Svetlana is working on Project Kotlin at JetBrains since 2011. From time to time she tries to encourage people with Kotlin at the conferences. Before joining Kotlin she had a passion for the Scala programming language. She loves concepts and ideas, and skiing in the Alps as well.