Kotlin is a free and open-source general-purpose programming language that is mostly used to create Android apps. It was developed by JetBrains initially and later on picked up by Google as language of chioice for its Android platform. Over the past few years, Kotlin has become one of the most popular programming languages over Java Language and is used by more than 80% of Android apps developers.
Kotlin is a versatile language with some interesting and cool features like compatibility, low runtime, and efficient coding characteristics. The features that help Kotlin distinguish out from other languages are its reliability, tool support, and interoperability. It is a simplified version of Java that is much easier to deal with.
Why Should You Learn Kotlin?
The popularity of Kotlin is growing, and it will continue to do so in the coming years. Kotlin has always been, and will continue to be, a cutting-edge programming language that best meets the needs of real professionals. Many emerging fields, including mobile, online gaming, server-side, and cloud development, data science, and education, are progressively using Kotlin.
All of this indicates that there is already a high demand for Kotlin developers, and that demand will continue to grow in the future. Furthermore, if you are looking to build native Android apps, Kotlin is the language that you should be using.
In This Book
- Step by step approach to problem solving and skill development
- A quick run-through of the basic concepts, in the form of a Crash Course
- Advanced, hands-on core concepts, with a focus on real-world problems
- Industry level coding paradigm, practice-oriented explanatory approach
- Special emphasis on writing clean and optimized code, with additional chapters focused on coding methodology
Sufyan bin Uzayr is a writer, coder and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in the industry. He has authored several books in the past, pertaining to a diverse range of topics, ranging from History to Computers/IT.
Sufyan is the Director of Parakozm, a multinational IT company specializing in EdTech solutions. He also runs Zeba Academy, an online learning and teaching vertical with a focus on STEM fields.
Sufyan is a digital nomad, dividing his time between four countries. He has lived and taught in universities and educational institutions around the globe. Sufyan takes a keen interest in technology, politics, literature, history and sports, and in his spare time, he enjoys teaching coding and English to young students.
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Sufyan bin Uzayr 是一位在業界擁有超過十年經驗的作家、程式設計師和企業家。他過去撰寫了幾本書，涵蓋了各種不同的主題，從歷史到電腦/資訊科技。
Sufyan 是 Parakozm 的董事，這是一家專門從事教育科技解決方案的跨國資訊科技公司。他還經營著 Zeba Academy，這是一個以STEM領域為重點的線上學習和教學平台。
Sufyan 是一位數位遊牧者，將他的時間分配在四個國家之間。他曾在世界各地的大學和教育機構生活和教學。Sufyan 對科技、政治、文學、歷史和運動非常感興趣，閒暇時間他喜歡教授編程和英語給年輕學生。