Kotlin 1.1.60 is out

We’re happy to announce the release of Kotlin 1.1.60, a new bugfix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.1. This update: Adds experimental support for Kotlin/JS incremental compilation Adds new features to JSR-305 custom nullability annotations support Brings a lot of bug fixes in the automatic Parcelable implementation generator and provides it with IDE support Improves […]

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Kotlin/Native IDE Support Preview

Kotlin/Native is a brand new technology that compiles Kotlin directly to machine code and produces executables that can run without a virtual machine. At KotlinConf 2017, we announced a preview release of development tools for Kotlin/Native. While we have IntelliJ IDEA for working with Kotlin, Kotlin/Native integrates with technologies from the native world such as […]

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KotlinConf Keynote Recap

Today is a great day for the Kotlin community. KotlinConf, the inaugural Kotlin conference, opens today, and we’re really impressed that around 1200 attendees from all over the world have joined us in San Francisco. During the conference keynote, Andrey Breslav, the lead designer of Kotlin, has announced a few major developments around Kotlin, and […]

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Kotlin 1.2 Beta2 is out

We’re happy to announce the second Beta release for Kotlin 1.2. In this release, we’ve been mostly focusing on smaller internal changes and on adding some missing pieces to our multiplatform project story. We’d like to thank Andrey Mischenko, Francesco Vasco, Jake Wharton, Jonathan Leitschuh, Kirill Rakhman, Pap Lorinc, Paul Merlin, Raluca Sauciuc, Toshiaki Kameyama, […]

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Kotlin 1.2 Beta is out

We’re happy to announce the Beta release for Kotlin 1.2. With this release, we’re unveiling the major new feature of Kotlin 1.2 – experimental support for multiplatform projects. Also, the language and standard library are now feature complete – all the new features planned for Kotlin 1.2 have been implemented. Now is a great time […]

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Kotlin 1.1.50 is out

We’re happy to announce the release of Kotlin 1.1.50, a new bugfix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.1. This update: Introduces a new versioning scheme: 1.1.5x instead of 1.1.5-x Improves support for JSR-305 annotations (nullability problems can be reported as warnings, checks work when JSR-305 classes are not on the classpath) Improves generated bytecode performance […]

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KotlinConf – New Workshop and Community Event by JetBrains and Realm

KotlinConf is just around the corner, and if you haven’t checked out the great speaker line-up and sessions, you might want to do that now! We’ve got two days jam-packed with content around Kotlin, whether you’re doing mobile, desktop, server-side or web front-end development, there are lots of talks for you. And we are now […]

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Kotlin 1.1.4 is out

We’re happy to announce the release of Kotlin 1.1.4, a new bugfix and tooling update for Kotlin 1.1. This update: Fixes a major performance regression in the IntelliJ IDEA plugin Adds support for package-default nullability annotations Improves Java 9 support Adds initial, experimental support for generating Android Parcelable implementations using the @Parcelize annotation Adds a […]

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Kotlin 1.2 M2 is out

We’re happy to announce the second milestone release for Kotlin 1.2. The primary focus of this release is concerned with stability and bugfixes in Kotlin compiler and tooling as well as improvements of Kotlin standard library. It also includes many of the tooling features available in the upcoming release of Kotlin 1.1.4. We appreciate your […]

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Kotlin Workshop Material for you to use

We’ve just pushed major updates to a new repository we created that contains material for a Kotlin Workshop. In addition to code samples covering all major Kotlin topics, it has presentation slides, as well as exercises and questions for students to complete. This is material that myself and others at JetBrains are using for Kotlin […]

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