Get to know the building blocks of Kotlin and best practices when using quality world-class applications
- Learn to build exciting and scalable Android and web applications (both the server-side and client-side parts) with your Kotlin skills
- Dive into the great ecosystem of Kotlin frameworks and libraries through projects that you'll build using this book
- This project-based guide contains clear instructions to help you extend your applications across a wide domain
Kotlin is a powerful language that has applications in a wide variety of fields. It is a concise, safe, interoperable, and tool-friendly language. The Android team has also announced first-class support for Kotlin, which is an added boost to the language. Kotlin's growth is fueled through carefully designed business and technology benefits.
The collection of projects demonstrates the versatility of the language and enables you to build standalone applications on your own. You'll build comprehensive applications using the various features of Kotlin. Scale, performance, and high availability lie at the heart of the projects, and the lessons learned throughout this book.
You'll learn how to build a social media aggregator app that will help you efficiently track various feeds, develop a geospatial webservice with Kotlin and Spring Boot, build responsive web applications with Kotlin, build a REST API for a news feed reader, and build a server-side chat application with Kotlin.
It also covers the various libraries and frameworks used in the projects. Through the course of building applications, you'll not only get to grips with the various features of Kotlin, but you'll also discover how