Kotlin Quick Start Guide: Core features to get you ready for developing applications (Paperback)
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Kotlin Quick Start Guide: Core features to get you ready for developing applications (Paperback)

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Get started with Kotlin programming for building real world applications

Key FeaturesStart programming with KotlinExplore Kotlin language syntax, standard libraries and Java InteroperabilityBuilds an example application with what you learnBook Description

Kotlin is a general purpose, object-oriented language that primarily targets the JVM and Android. Intended as a better alternative to Java, its main goals are high interoperability with Java and increased developer productivity. Kotlin is still a new language and this book will help you to learn the core Kotlin features and get you ready for developing applications with Kotlin.

This book covers Kotlin features in detail and explains them with practical code examples.You will learn how to set up the environment and take your frst steps with Kotlin and its syntax. We will cover the basics of the language, including functions, variables, and basic data types. With the basics covered, the next chapters show how functions are first-class citizens in Kotlin and deal with the object-oriented side of Kotlin.

You will move on to more advanced features of Kotlin. You will explore Kotlin's Standard Library and learn how to work with the Collections API. The book finishes by putting Kotlin in to practice, showing how to build a desktop app.

By the end of this book, you will be confident enough to use Kotlin for your next project.

What you will learnProgramming in Kotlin language syntax, basic types, control ?ow, classes, and OOPWriting functions and functional programming in KotlinDefning and importing from packages in KotlinRunning Kotlin on JVMs and Android runtimesWorking with the Kotlin Standard Library and advanced features of Kotlin programmingSetting up a Kotlin development environment with JetBrains toolsBuilding real-world applications with KotlinWho this book is for

This book is intended for anybody who wants to learn the most important Kotlin features. No experience of Kotlin is expected.

Publisher: Packt Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9781789344189
Number of pages: 178
Dimensions: 92 x 75 mm

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