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Kotlin at JUG UA (October 12)

We are happy to announce our next JUG UA meetup dedicated to Kotlin language!

Date: October 12, 19:00 – 22:00 (registration from 18:30)
Venue: “Olympic Hall – Vokzalnaya”, Vasylia Lypkivskoho St, 3, Kyiv

Our partner EPAM provides everyone with a possibility to join this event online.

Agenda

  • Kotlin for Java developers: How and Why (Marharyta Nedzelska @ Luxoft) slides, src, video
In this talk you will be introduced modern programming language Kotlin. If you’re a Java developer for some years and you’re fed up with NPE, Checked Exceptions, casts and many other things that makes you mad and thinking of becoming a farmer, this talk is for you. Find out that Kotlin is a great solution for these problems.
We will talk about differences between Kotlin and Java, key features of this language and how they are implemented, and of course we will read and write code.
Agenda:
 – differences between Java and Kotlin
 – null safety
 – extension functions and properties
 – delegates
 – destructuring Declarations
 – lambdas
 – let, apply and with functions
 – infix functions
 – other Kotlin features
 – testing with KotlinTest
In general this talk will try to answer two major questions: “Why do we need to learn Kotlin?” and “How to learn it?”
After a small break you can become a part of TDD ping-pong session with KotlinTest. So take your laptop with you! Hope you’ll find something interesting for you even if you’re already familiar with Kotlin.
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  1. Volodymyr Maystrovyy
    October 3rd, 2017 at 17:46 | #1

    Enjoy it!

  2. October 3rd, 2017 at 18:26 | #2

    June 22 or October 22?

  3. October 3rd, 2017 at 19:37 | #3

    +1

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