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Jaded by Java? Android now supports Kotlin programming language

May 18, 2017, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

If you're not a mobile developer working with Android, chances are you haven't heard of Kotlin. If you are an Android programmer, it's the best thing since sliced bread.

While Java has long been Android's main programming language, it's never a good fit. Java was written when "mobile" computing devices were 7-pound laptops.

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