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Kotlin is a statically typed language that runs on JVM that may compile to JavaScript source code or use the LLVM compiler infrastructure. Since then, it’s grown exponentially in popularity. In 2017, Google officially backed Kotlin as the official language for Android.

And that's just the beginning! Join us here at Kotlin Town and be a part of the evolution of this exciting new language. 

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Kotlin is a statically typed language developed by a small JetBrains team in St. Petersburg, Russia that runs on the JVM.  The open-source community is growing quickly, and everyone is invited: novices, hobbyists, industrialists, and experts alike!

Kotlin Features:

  • less verbose than Java
  • can be compiled to JavaScript or run on an LLVM
  • introduces null safety to prevent runtime NPE
  • tool friendly with any IDE or CLI
  • backwards compatible with existing Java projects and libraries
  • supported by a global community 

Our objective here is to provide a friendly forum to meet fellow programmers and exchange ideas about Kotlin as we grow together. 

Here is an extensive list of links to Kotlin projects, libraries and other resources 

Discussion Forum

Kotlin Thursdays - Static Web with Kotlin DSLs with John Burns 1 Reply

Kotlin Thursdays: Static Web with Kotlin DSLsWith John Burns (@wakingrufus) The term "static web" refers to a style of web development that might seem out of place in today's modern scene of…Continue

Started by Amanda Hinchman-Dominguez. Last reply by Michael Levin Dec 20, 2018.

Kotlin Thursdays Presents: Tea Time - Bad Bosses with Brittney Braxton

This week, Ben Rodriguez and Brittney Baxton discusses ways leaders and organizations help shape (or hinder) engineer development.Continue

Tags: Time, Tea, Kotlin

Started by Amanda Hinchman-Dominguez Dec 6, 2018.

Kotlin Thursdays - Image Processing in Kotlin Part 3 with Amanda Hinchman-Dominguez

Kotlin Thursdays: Image Processing in Kotlin Part 3Part 1:…Continue

Tags: Thursdays, JavaFX, TornadoFX, Kotlin

Started by Amanda Hinchman-Dominguez Nov 16, 2018.

Kotlin Thursdays - Kotlin Koans with Ben Rodriguez Part 2 1 Reply

Kotlin Thursdays: Kotlin Koans with Ben Rodriguez@apichamion  Part 1 here:…Continue

Started by Amanda Hinchman-Dominguez. Last reply by Michael Levin Nov 15, 2018.

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