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Kotlin is a statically typed, cross-platform, general-purpose coding language that features type inference. It can interoperate with JVM and Java based on the Java Class Library. However, the type inference also features a concise syntax. Let’s find out more about this programming language

Basically, Kotlin’s primary target is JVM but it may compile to native or JavaScript as well. JetBrains is responsible for the language development costs. On the other hand, Kotlin Foundation offers protection for the Kotlin trademark.

Officially, Kotlin has Google’s backing for mobile development on the mobile OS giant Android. After the introduction of Android Studio 3.0 in 2017, the language has become a good alternative to the regular Java compiler. With this compiler, you can go for either Java 8 or Java 6 compatible bytecode.

History

In 2011, JetBrains introduced Project Kotlin, which is a fresh coding language for the popular JVM. According to Dmitry Jemerov, … Read More