Kotlin – the future of the JVM?

Focus Room July 21, 2016 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Rory Preddy

We want an industrial-strength object-oriented language, make it better than Java but still be fully interoperable with Java code.

  • Make it compile much much faster than Scala.
  • Give us the ability to use prototype-inheritance (Extensions!).
  • Make it compile to JavaScript.
  • Make Swift and GO! look Jealous.

Sounds too good to be true?
Let’s explore the facts, the fiction, the future of Kotlin.