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Introduction to Kotlin

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Kotlin is a modern statically typed language targeting JVM and JavaScript and intended for industrial use. The main goal behind this project is to create a language that would be a good tool for developers, i.e. will be safe, concise, flexible, 100% Java-compatible and well-supported by IDE and other tooling. Kotlin is an open-source project developed by JetBrains, creators of IntelliJ IDEA and ReSharper, with the help of the community.

This talk gives an overview of the language in its present state and a perspective we have for the future.
Among other things, the following features will be covered:
* Static null-safety
* Extension functions
* Higher-order functions and type-safe builders
* Smart casts: Kotlin's lightweight pattern matching
* Enhancing existing Java APIs with Kotlin
* Developing mixed Kotlin/Java projects

To find out more about Kotlin, please refer to http://kotlin.jetbrains.org

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Andrey Breslav

Lead Language Designer, JetBrains

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DevconTLV

Israel Israel, Tel Aviv

14th February 2013

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Date Thu 14th February 2013

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