kotlin

kotlin

Return to GitHub star ranking for organizations, GitHub star ranking for repositories, GitOps or GitHub

Snippet from Wikipedia: Kotlin (programming language)

Kotlin () is a cross-platform, statically typed, general-purpose programming language with type inference. Kotlin is designed to interoperate fully with Java, and the JVM version of Kotlin's standard library depends on the Java Class Library, but type inference allows its syntax to be more concise. Kotlin mainly targets the JVM, but also compiles to JavaScript (e.g., for frontend web applications using React) or native code (via LLVM); e.g., for native iOS apps sharing business logic with Android apps. Language development costs are borne by JetBrains, while the Kotlin Foundation protects the Kotlin trademark.

On 7 May 2019, Google announced that the Kotlin programming language is now its preferred language for Android app developers. Since the release of Android Studio 3.0 in October 2017, Kotlin has been included as an alternative to the standard Java compiler. The Android Kotlin compiler produces Java 8 bytecode by default (which runs in any later JVM), but lets the programmer choose to target Java 9 up to 16, for optimization, or allows for more features; has bidirectional record class interoperability support for JVM, introduced in Java 16, considered stable as of Kotlin 1.5.

Kotlin support for compilation directly to JavaScript (i.e., the classic back-end) is considered stable since Kotlin 1.3 by its developers, while the new Kotlin/JS(IR) is in beta as of version 1.5.30. The new optimized implementations of Kotlin/JVM(IR) and Kotlin/JS (IR-based) were introduced in version 1.4. Kotlin/JVM(IR) is considered stable as of the version 1.5 release. Kotlin/Native (for e.g. Apple silicon support) has been considered beta since version 1.3.

YouTube Videos

GitHub Tags

External Sites

Main

  • kotlin

Interesting Articles

Support Resources, FAQs, Q&A, Docs, Blogs

Search Engines

Repos and Registries

Courses

Books

Vidcasts-Podcasts


Cloud Monk is Retired. Buddha with you. © 2020 Losang Jinpa or Fair Use


kotlin.txt · Last modified: 2020/11/20 01:10 (external edit)

Page Tools