We have almost 20 years of Scala experience between us and have experience with many other languages. Recently we have jumped onto Kotlin because it looks very promising as Java competitor.
Of course, there is no one size fits all solution. We will show how the two languages compare and explain why and when you should pick one over the other. Or maybe should consider some else altogether.
Passionate software craftsman working for Xebia and organiser at Amsterdam.scala & Kotlin.amsterdam, always looking to learn, share, help, teach and meet new people
Urs is a seasoned software engineer and trainer with over 15 years of experience in building resilient, scalable, mission-critical systems on the JVM mostly using Scala and Java, with Kotlin as a recent addition. Besides his job as a consultant, he is also a passionate trainer who has taught and mentored over more than two hundred developers in getting mature with the Scala ecosystem and reactive programming. As a people person by nature, he loves to share knowledge and inspire pears on meetups and conferences.