Kotlin – my productivity language

“There are a lot of programming languages out there and I for one like to explore them. For me exploring is usually reading the docs, following the getting started section and fiddling around with some language constructs. Sometimes even creating a small library that I just happen to have written in some other language lately.

One of those languages is Kotlin. This a language that is being developed by JetBrains, the company behind the popular IDE IntelliJ IDEA. So the IDE support is really first class. Kotlin targets first and foremost the Java Runtime Environment. With version 1.0 in sight all effort now goes to polishing the language. After that the already supported JavaScript platform will get more attention…”