At Google, I/O Keynote on 17 May 2017, the CEO of Google Mr. Sundar Pichai with his team made the big announcement of launching the new programming language called “Kotlin”. This is one of the excited and biggest news for Android app developers around the world. With the launch of Kotlin, Android developers will get the great opportunities.
- Easy to Learn for Android Developers: Kotlin is one of the most compatible and modern language for Android which makes it easy for developers to learn. As compared to Java it is very easy language and also fresher can learn it quickly with its intuitive and lean syntax. Kotlin is also easier for debugging and writing app code which leads to fast app development and interesting for Android developers.
- Improve Development Speed with Less Coding: Kotlin is perfect open source development platforms which assist developers in making their app developing process faster. It needs about 20% less coding compared to Java. Moreover, it also assists Android developers to make their task easy, efficiently and quickly.
- Just for Free: Kotlin is an excellent programming language for Android App Development as it is available just for free. You don’t have to spend money to use it. It offers new and existing Android developers an opportunity to discover their development expertise with this free language.
- Most Secure and Versatile Language: With NullPointExceptions, it assists developers to prevent errors. Its effective compiler is specially designed to auto-cast mistakes. It is also a well-organized language for a developer with rich features such as highly compatible with Java code, built-in null checking and extension methods to add new features to current classes.
Bottom Line: The main benefits of Kotlin include the best performance, excellent code, useful libraries and less runtime which have made it the first choice for developers over Java. All its rich benefits and features streamline Android App Development. With less and simple debugging and coding, it increases the development process as well as the use of existing codes, makes it easy for developers to learn and use in their new and existing projects. This first class programming language is planned to give more opportunities to developers incorporation with Google to shepherd the language.