@JvmOverloads for Android Views
The @JvmOverloads annotation is a convenience feature in Kotlin for interoperating with Java code, but there is one specific use case on Android where it shouldn’t be used carelessly.
Retrofit meets coroutines
Retrofit's coroutine support has been a long time coming, and it's finally coming to completion. Take a look at how you can use it to neatly integrate networking into an application built with coroutines.
Data classes aren't (that) magical
Data classes are great, but don't underestimate what a regular Kotlin class can do on its own.
It's the end of the year, and looking back at what you've done in the year that passed is, like, a thing. So I've decided to take a shot at it too.
A Confusing Dependency ➟
A tale of a Gradle dependency that was doing something it wasn't supposed to be doing.
AndroidX, one month in
AndroidX has been around for a month now. Here's my experience with the migration so far, and some insight into the adoption of the new system.
Funnily enough, after the previous conference report on this blog, I've got yet another one. I got to visit KotlinConf this year, these are my initial thoughts about it. Spoiler: it was awesome!
Let me invite you on a tour of Kotlin’s type system, exploring how some of the language constructs we take for granted in our everyday use - as they just "make sense" - work!