fun times with kotlin

fun times with kotlin

A little Kotlin History & intro talk for the Kotlin Hamburg Meetup.
by Lovis
presented on August 22, 2017 at @car2go

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Kotlin User Group Hamburg

August 22, 2017
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  1. fun`times with kotlin`() Lovis Möller @lovisbrot @kotlinhh

  2. 2010 the birth of Kotlin

  3. 2010 first commit on GitHub github.com/JetBrains/kotlin/commit/369b1974782b821e44b7aa6cd68e2e41eb2ba036

  4. 2011 the internet takes notice www.techworld.com/news/apps-wearables/jetbrains-plans-jvm-language-kotlin-3293145/

  5. 2012 Kotlin Goes Open Source!
 blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2012/02/kotlin-goes-open-source-2/

  6. 2012 Hadi Hariri kicks in hadihariri.com/2012/02/17/the-kotlin-journey-part-i-getting-things-set-up/

  7. 2012 First public release! (M1) blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2012/04/kotlin-m1-is-out/

  8. 2013 Android Studio support (M6)
 blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2013/08/working-with-kotlin-in-android-studio/

  9. 2014 The new open source website was launched blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2014/07/a-new-open-source-web-site/

  10. 2015 Jake Wharton's famous analysis "Using Project Kotlin for Android"

    docs.google.com/document/d/1ReS3ep-hjxWA8kZi0YqDbEhCqTt29hG8P44aA9W0DM8/edit
  11. "Java 10 will push Optional onto the stack, but we'll

    all be dead before Android sees that." — Jake Wharton
  12. "Kotlin doesn't eliminate these utility methods–it gives them superpowers!" —

    Jake Wharton
  13. "Death to the plurals (Collections), the numbereds (Collections2), and the

    'util' suffixeds (StringUtils)." — Jake Wharton
  14. 2015 I was sold stackoverflow.com/questions/28294509/accessing-kotlin-extension-functions-from-java

  15. 2016 1.0 Released
 blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2016/02/kotlin-1-0-released-pragmatic-language-for-jvm-and-android/

  16. 2016 Kotlin meets Gradle
 blog.gradle.org/kotlin-meets-gradle

  17. 2016 Kotlin in Production
 at Magicline

  18. 2017 Release 1.1
 blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2017/03/kotlin-1-1/

  19. 2017 Google announces first-class Kotlin support
 blog.jetbrains.com/kotlin/2017/05/kotlin-on-android-now-official/

  20. @kotlinhh kotlinlang.slack.com #hamburg