Introduction to Kotlin

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Super excited to announce the first meetup of Kotlin User Group Singapore. There would be two introduction talks:

• "What is Kotlin and why should you care" - dive to the technology behind Kotlin-JVM, Kotlin-JS, Kotlin-Native and using Kotlin for Android development.
• "Kotlin in action" - overview of language itself, it's syntax, unique features and IDE's support.

Thanks Grab for beeing our sponsor for this meetup. Grab is hiring! https://grab.careers/

Agenda (even better we will have 2 talks and livecoding session!!!):

19:00 - 19:20 Registration and hangout time

19:20 - 19:30 Welcome words

19:30 - 20:00 “What is Kotlin and why should you care?” by Ilya Vorobev. Ilya will cover history of Kotlin creation: motivation, platforms’ support and community behind language.

20:00 - 20:30 “Kotlin in Action” by Denis Nekludov. Livecoding session!

20:30 - 20:45 Refreshment break

20:45 - 21:15 “Kotlin: A new hope?” by Andrey Mischenko. Overview of cool language features.

21:15 - 21:30 - Closing of event