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Kotlin is *Way* More Than Just Android

For many, whenever Kotlin is mentioned, it's assumed that an Android conversation is coming.  Many seem to assume that Kotlin is just an Android language.  But that's simply not true.  Kotlin is an amazing language with a rich ecosystem for writing server side applications and services.  In our brief time together, we'll go over a number of great frameworks and libraries available for development on the server (and the desktop!) and not once have to touch the Android emulator!


Justin Lee

Java Champion and Principal Software Engineer @RedHat

Justin Lee is a Java Champion and Kotlin fanatic. He has been programming in Java since 1996 and has worked on virtually every level of the application stack from database drivers all the way to application servers and front end interfaces.  A long time advocate of Java and Kotlin, he has...

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Wednesday May 19 / 08:10AM PDT (40 minutes)


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