Kotlin Android Programming Language

Kotlin Android Programming Language to Build High-end Android Apps Efficiently


May 19, 2017

On 17th May 2017, the CEO of Google has made an announcement of Kotlin Programming language which is an official language for Android Development. With this recent announcement, it becomes excited for Android developers to adopt this most powerful and modern language. It overcomes several problems of developers including source code verbosity and runtime exceptions. This easy to learn language offers several other benefits to developers in order to make android app development more efficient and fast. It offers best performance, efficient and simple coding with less runtime, and with resourceful libraries, it becomes a boon for Android developers.

Key Features of Kotlin Programming Language

There are several benefits of Kotlin android programming Language.

Compatibility With Java – As Java is the default language for Android development, this new programming language is also running on the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). For Android Development, it becomes possible to use Kotlin as well as other JVM languages. Kotlin helps developers to streamline their development process and enable to build high quality apps quickly and efficiently. As it is highly compatible with java, developers can use their existing code in Kotlin projects. It also allows compiling your project in Java and Kotlin.

Highly Secure and Flexible – It is very helpful for developers to reduce errors in their code using the NullPointExceptions. In order to avoid common mistakes, its powerful compiler designed precisely to auto-cast mistakes. Its reached features such as compatibility with Java, in-built null checking as well as to add new functionalities using extension methods for existing classes and several others assist Android app developers to enhance efficiency of their Android Application Development process.

Reduced Source Code – When we compared Kotlin with Java, it required 20% less coding that means it increase the efficiency of developers by reducing lengthy code to write. For big apps, this feature becomes very helpful for developers. Using this feature, developer can concentrate more on other important tasks related to app development. In addition, with simple and readable code structure, it becomes easy for developers to understand code written by other developers.

Open Source Development Platform – This open source development platform provides several opportunities for developers to implement their skill to build higher level apps. It allows developers to convert their existing java files using the Java-to-Kotlin converter tool that helps in converting intricate code into easy-to-read code. Moreover, supported by large developers’ community, developers can easily get the expert assistance for any of their queries. As Kotlin is open source development language, it can use just for free. Hence, it also makes app development cost-effective. In addition, new developers can also learn it for free.

Nowadays, most of the mobile app development companies have started adopting Kotlin language for their android projects. If you are looking for an Android App Development Company for your Android app development using Kotlin, you can contact at sales@unipathsolutions.com to get high-end Android App development services from a team of expert Android developers.