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Kotlin for Java Programmers - Overflow


track.5 Programming languages Beginner/novice Level

Room 10

Wednesday from 12:00 til 12:50

Kotlin is that dark horse of JVM languages. It has gained prominence in the recent times for various good reasons. But, what does Kotlin really mean to Java programmers? In this presentation we will explore the language, learn about its key strengths and capabilities, take a peek under the hood to what it’s capabilities mean on the Java eco system, and how and where we can benefit from it.

 Kotlin    functional programming    JVM  
Venkat Subramaniam Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston. He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s

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