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Kotlin vs Java: key differences between Android’s officially-supported languages

The Kotlin vs Java debate is a new one, with each language having their own merits But what exactly makes them stand apart? That's what we aim to explore.
by Jessica ThornsbyOctober 28, 2018

An introduction to Kotlin for Android development

As of Android Studio 3.0, developers will have the option to make their apps with Kotlin, out of the box. Take a look at the differences and why you might want to check it out!
by Adam SinickiOctober 22, 2018

How to add interactive animations to your app with MotionLayout

A few well-placed animations can make your app feel more dynamic and engaging.
by Jessica ThornsbySeptember 2, 2018

Android Jetpack: What do the recent announcements mean for Android’s Support Library?

The official Android docs describe Jetpack as “a set of libraries, tools and architectural guidance," but what exactly is Android Jetpack?
by Jessica ThornsbyJuly 4, 2018
 
 

Simplify asynchronous programming with Kotlin’s coroutines

Perform long-running tasks on any thread, including Android’s main UI thread, without causing your app to freeze or crash, by replacing thread blocking with suspension of a coroutine.
by Jessica ThornsbyMay 4, 2018

Adding new functionality with Kotlin’s extension functions

Find out how to customize Kotlin and Java classes so they provide exactly the functionality your project requires, including previously-closed classes.
by Jessica ThornsbyNovember 2, 2017

Google releases Android Studio 3.0 with Kotlin support

Google has released Android Studio 3.0 with support for the Kotlin programming language and new tools to speed up app development and debugging.
by Matt AdamsOctober 25, 2017

10 reasons to try Kotlin for Android development

Kotlin development is now supported by Android Studio by default, but why should you care? Here are 10 good reasons to give Kotlin a try!
by Adam SinickiJune 26, 2017

Kotlin coding language now supported in Android

Google is adding support for a new coding language to Android - Starting with Android Studio 3.0, Kotlin is available to build your Android apps.
by Jonathan FeistMay 17, 2017
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