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  • Learn the building blocks of the Kotlin programming language
  • Develop powerful RESTful microservices for Android applications
  • Create reactive Android applications efficiently
  • Implement an MVC architecture pattern and dependency management using Kotlin
  • Centralize, transform, and stash data with Logstash
  • Secure applications using Spring Security
  • Deploy Kotlin microservices to AWS and Android applications to the Play Store

Kotlin greatly reduces the verbosity of source code. With Google having announced their support for Kotlin as a first-class language for writing Android apps, now's the time learn how to create apps from scratch with Kotlin

Kotlin Programming By Example takes you through the building blocks of Kotlin, such as functions and classes. You’ll explore various features of Kotlin by building three applications of varying complexity. For a quick start to Android development, we look at building a classic game, Tetris, and elaborate on object-oriented programming in Kotlin. Our next application will be a messenger app, a level up in terms of complexity. Before moving onto the third app, we take a look at data persistent methods, helping us learn about the storage and retrieval of useful applications. Our final app is a place reviewer: a web application that will make use of the Google Maps API and Place Picker.

By the end of this book, you will have gained experience of of creating and deploying Android applications using Kotlin.

  • Build three full-fledged, engaging applications from scratch and learn to deploy them
  • Enhance your app development and programming activities with Kotlin’s powerful and intuitive tools and utilities.
  • Experience the gentle learning curve, expressiveness, and intuitiveness of Kotlin, as you develop your own applications
Page Count 500
Course Length 15 hours 0 minutes
ISBN 9781788474542
Date Of Publication 27 Mar 2018


Iyanu Adelekan

Iyanu Adelekan is a software engineer who enjoys solving problems in the web and Android application domains. He loves working on open source projects and is the author and lead maintainer of Kanary, a Kotlin web framework for building RESTful application programming interfaces. In addition to building software, he is passionate about knowledge sharing and algorithms. He enjoys reading sci-fi and playing chess in his spare time.