Kotlin Android Tutorial

Kotlin Tutorial

Kotlin Android Tutorial

Kotlin (Developed by JetBrains) is a statically typed programming language that runs on the JVM, Android and the browser. It can also be compiled to JavaScript source code. Kotlin is an easy-to-use programming language that comes with more improved, expressive and concise than the Java. In addition to various features like lambda expressions, higher-order functions, operator overloading, string templates, and more, Kotlin has removed null references. Java and Kotlin are highly interoperable, thus Kotlin code can easily converted to Java and vice versa. They can also be used together in the same project.

At the Google I/O 2017 conference, Google announced that the Kotlin is now officially supported for Android application development using Android Studio. It opens up an entirely new option for those who want to build their own Android applications, and it also created new opportunities for existing Android app developers.

In this Kotlin Android Tutorial, you will learn how to set up Kotlin for Android development, explore the syntax of the language, and see Kotlin in action by creating a some live app.

Audience

This tutorial is designed for beginners and professional android app developers, who want to build their own Android applications using Kotlin or want to upgrade the professional skill for new opportunities in Android app development using Kotlin.

Prerequisites

Before starting with this tutorial it is good to have prior experience in programming Java applications. Having Android apps development experience is helpful, but not required.