Kotlin is great language that makes Android development easier, faster, and much more pleasant. In this chapter, we will discuss what Kotlin really is and look at many Kotlin examples that will help us build even better Android applications. Welcome to the amazing journey of Kotlin, that will change the way you think about writing code and solving common programming problems.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- First steps with Kotlin
- Practical Kotlin examples
- Creating new Kotlin project in Android Studio
- Migrating existing Java project to Kotlin
- The Kotlin standard library (stdlib)
- Why Kotlin is a good choice to learn