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Introduction to Kotlin

Kotlin is a modern statically typed language targeting JVM and JavaScript developed by JetBrains, the leading IDE vendor. The main goal behind this project is to create a language that makes developers productive in the familiar environment: Kotlin aims at 100% Java-compatibility and good support in IDE and other tooling. Kotlin is an open-source project developed JetBrains with the help of the community.Kotlin is under development. The second mi...

Sponsor: JetBrains, inc.

Presenter

Andrey Breslav @JetBrains, inc.

Andrey is the lead language designer working on Project Kotlin at JetBrains (http://kotlin.jetbrains.org/). He also works on making the Java language better, serving as a Java Community Process expert in a group for JSR-335 ("Project Lambda"). In what spare time is left he tries to make sure that his traveling is not all about work and teaches programming to high-school children. Used to teach OOP/Software Design at a university, but currently switched to speaking at software conferences. Audiences of Devoxx, OSCON, StrangeLoop, Jfokus and other events gave warm reception to his talks on Kotlin, programming languages and foundations of software engineering.

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Additional Info

When


Food and Social: 5:30 PM
Presentation: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
(Central Time)

Where

Meeting Type: Seminar
Intertech
1575 Thomas Center Drive
Eagan, MN 55122