• Discovered: 2011
  • Dev Inhabitants: #15 Github Lang Stats
  • Notable Actors: Google, Jetbrains
  • Notable Projects: Android, Coursera, Netflix, Pinterest, Expedia
  • Description: Primary language supported by Google for Android App development as of May 2019. It compiles to JVM but has great new language features like Null pointer protection, default parameter values, and often results in less code overall.
  • Pros: Compiles with JVM, can co exist with java code in same Android project. Better features, more concise.
  • Cons: Another language to learn, Java is still most widely used language.
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