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Functional Kotlin

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Learn
  • Learn the Concepts of Functional Programming with Kotlin
  • Discover the Coroutines in Kotlin
  • Uncover Using funkTionale plugin
  • Learn Monads, Functiors and Applicatives
  • Combine Functional Programming with OOP and Reactive Programming
  • Uncover Using Monads with funkTionale
  • Discover Stream Processing
About

Functional programming makes your application faster, improves performance, and increases your productivity. Kotlin supports many of the popular and advanced functional features of functional languages. This book will cover the A-Z of functional programming in Kotlin. This book bridges the language gap for Kotlin developers by showing you how to create and consume functional constructs in Kotlin. We also bridge the domain gap by showing how functional constructs can be applied in business scenarios. We’ll take you through lambdas, pattern matching, immutability, and help you develop a deep understanding of the concepts and practices of functional programming. If you want learn to address problems using Recursion, Koltin has support for it as well. You’ll also learn how to use the funKtionale library to perform currying and lazy programming and more. Finally, you’ll learn functional design patterns and techniques that will make you a better programmer.By the end of the book, you will be more confident in your functional programming skills and will be able to apply them while programming in Kotlin.

Features
  • Focus on the functional aspects of Kotlin and identify the advantages that functional programming brings to the table and the associated coding benefits,
  • Implement common functional programming design patterns and techniques.
  • Learn to combine OOP and Reactive Programming with Functional Programming and how RxKotlin and funkTionale can help you implementing Functional Programming in Kotlin
Page Count 350
Course Length 10 hours 30 minutes
ISBN 9781788476485
Date Of Publication 23 Feb 2018

Authors

Rivu Chakraborty

Rivu Chakraborty is a Google Certified Android Developer, Caster.io Instructor and a Kotlin Evangelist. With over 6 years of work experience; he is currently working as a Sr. Software Engineer (Android) at BYJU'S The Learning App.

Rivu considers himself a Kotlin and Android enthusiast, cum evangelist. He has been using Kotlin since December 2015. Rivu created the KotlinKolkata User Group and before moving out to Bangalore, he had been the lead organiser for both Kotlin Kolkata User Group and GDG Kolkata.

Along with organising events, he also speaks at events/conferences in India, including DroidJam India (India's premiere Android Conference) and a couple of DevFests.

Rivu has authored multiple books on Kotlin and Android Development.

Mario Arias

Mario Arias is a software engineer and Spring certified instructor with more than 12 years of experience in software development and design, databases, training material design, and training delivery. He currently works as a software engineer in Manchester, UK, for Cake Solutions Ltd., a BAMTECH media company.

Mario is well-known member of the Kotlin community and is part of the Arrow team, the group that developed and maintains the Arrow functional library. In his free time, he rides his bicycle and trains Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.