GOTO 2021 • Programming Kotlin: Why, How & Its Future • Venkat Subramaniam & Hadi Hariri

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This interview was recorded for the GOTO Book Club. #GOTOcon #GOTOBookClub
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Venkat Subramaniam - Author of "Programming Kotlin"
Hadi Hariri - VP of Developer Advocacy at JetBrains

DESCRIPTION
“Developers don’t just like Kotlin, they LOVE it.”
Understand why in this discussion with Venkat Subramaniam, author of “Programming Kotlin: Create Elegant, Expressive, and Performant JVM and Android Applications 1st Edition” and Hadi Hariri, VP of developer advocacy at JetBrains. They give you reasons to learn more about Kotlin, whether you like dynamic or functional languages, and why you should always be learning something new.
The interview is based on Venkat's book "Programming Kotlin": https://amzn.to/2MIC8D1

TIMECODES
00:00 Intro
00:34 Traveling & writing books
05:15 Why a book about Kotlin?
10:22 Do you have to be an expert to write a book?
21:09 A short history of Kotlin & key features
30:13 Kid in a candy store
37:34 Kotlin's place in the future
43:59 Outro

Read the full transcription of the interview here:
https://gotopia.tech/bookclub/episodes/programming-with-kotlin

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Programming Kotlin: https://amzn.to/2MIC8D1
Functional Programming in Java: https://amzn.to/3bzFNNQ
Pragmatic Scala: https://amzn.to/3oIEq35
Test-Driving JavaScript Applications: https://amzn.to/3i9CbmW

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