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  • Understand the basics and object-oriented concepts of Kotlin Programming
  • Explore the full potential of collection frameworks in Kotlin
  • Work with SQLite databases in Android, make network calls, and fetch data over a network
  • Use Kotlin's Anko library for efficient and quick Android development
  • Uncover some of the best features of Kotlin: Lambdas and Delegates
  • Set up web service development environments, write servlets, and build RESTful services with Kotlin
  • Learn how to write unit tests, integration tests, and instrumentation/acceptance tests.

The Android team has announced first-class support for Kotlin 1.1. This acts as an added boost to the language and more and more developers are now looking at Kotlin for their application development. This recipe-based book will be your guide to learning the Kotlin programming language.

The recipes in this book build from simple language concepts to more complex applications of the language. After the fundamentals of the language, you will learn how to apply the object-oriented programming features of Kotlin 1.1. Programming with Lambdas will show you how to use the functional power of Kotlin.

This book has recipes that will get you started with Android programming with Kotlin 1.1, providing quick solutions to common problems encountered during Android app development. You will also be taken through recipes that will teach you microservice and concurrent programming with Kotlin. Going forward, you will learn to test and secure your applications with Kotlin. Finally, this book supplies recipes that will help you migrate your Java code to Kotlin and will help ensure that it's interoperable with Java.

  • Practical solutions to your common programming problems with Kotlin 1.1
  • Leverage the functional power of Kotlin to ease your Android application development
  • Learn to use Java code in conjunction with Kotlin
Page Count 434
Course Length 13 hours 1 minutes
ISBN 9781788472142
Date Of Publication 25 Jan 2018


Aanand Shekhar Roy

Aanand Shekhar Roy is an Android developer working for Joist in Toronto, Canada. His mobile engineering career includes working for various startups and companies, such as U.S.-based startups Consciously.Life, PushCoin, and NextFan-FantasyIndyCar. He is also a mentor for the Associate Android Developer Fast Track program by Google on Udacity and mentors a team of 20 software developers.

Rashi Karanpuria

Rashi Karanpuria is a professional Android developer. She started her career by working on a wallet app for a New Zealand based Fintech startup. She has developed projects in
various domains such as IOT, AdTech, Business, Social, and live streaming apps. Over the years, she has acquired a deep understanding of the user experience needed to develop a
successful mobile application. She combines her design skills with scalable and maintainable code using best practices to create quality products.