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Parcelize

A Parcel is an optimised serialisation format for Android which is designed to enable us to transfer data between processes. This is something that most Android developers need to do occasionally, but not that often. Making a class Pareclizable actually requires a little bit of effort, but there’s a Kotlin […]

Kotlin named Breakout Project of the Year at OSCON

Posted by Wojtek Kaliciński, Developer Advocate, Android Stephanie Saad Cuthbertson announces support for Kotlin during the Developer Keynote at I/O 2017. Today at OSCON (the O’Reilly Open Source Software Conference), Kotlin was awarded the Open Source Award for Breakout Project of the Year. There is no doubt to us why […]

Kotlin Is Everywhere! Join the global event series

Posted by Posted by Florina Muntenescu & Wojtek Kaliciński, Developer Advocates, Android Last week at Google I/O, we announced a big step: Android development will become increasingly Kotlin-first. It’s a language that many of you already love: over 50% of professional Android developers now use Kotlin, and it’s the fastest-growing […]

New! Learn How to Build Android Apps with Android Jetpack and Kotlin

Posted by Dan Galpin Developing Android Apps with Kotlin, developed by Google together with Udacity, is our newly-released, free, self-paced online course. You’ll learn how to build Android apps using industry-standard tools and libraries in the Kotlin programming language. Android development fundamentals are taught in the context of an architecture […]

Kotlin Is Google’s Preferred Programming Language For Writing Android Apps

Google suggests using Kotlin programming language to build a new Android app In May 2017, Google at I/O 2017 had announced Kotlin as an officially supported language in its Android Studio IDE that would make it easier for developers to create apps for Android, while also speeding up the development […]

Google I/O 2019: Empowering developers to build the best experiences on Android + Play

Posted by Chet Haase It’s great to be in our backyard again for Google I/O to connect with Android’s developers around the world. The 7,200 attendees at Shoreline Amphitheatre, millions of viewers on the livestream, and thousand of developers at local I/O Extended events across 80+ countries heard about our […]

Kotlin: Function References

Kotlin is a very feature rich language with and the subtleties of some of these features are worthy of some exploration to fully appreciate. In this ad-hoc series we’ll look at some of these, and in this article we’ll look at function references and some of the really nice tricks […]