Why Companies Prefer Kotlin Over Java for New Projects

Kotlin = Cleaner Syntax, Less Boilerplate, Same Bytecode

  1. The syntax is remarkably similar. For Java developers, Kotlin is easy to learn and intuitive to use.
  2. One key difference is how variables get declared. Kotlin is a statically-typed language, but it can infer types or you can set them yourself. Ultimately, this means less boilerplate code like Java’s public void or Person person = new Person()
  3. You’ll notice that Kotlin code is much shorter and cleaner. For example, Kotlin supports data classes with built-in getter and setter methods so you can do Person.name instead of having to implement and use Person.getName()

Resolves Known Issues with Java

Biggest Growth Area: Kotlin for Android with Google’s Support

Make the Switch Gradually

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