Kotlin multi-platform projects structure

Previously, we talked about how to share code across platforms in kotlin world. But as your code base grows, you will encounter a scenario where some code in the projects is cross, but some other is platform specific, so will not be shared and there may be a version of this code for any or… Continue reading Kotlin multi-platform projects structure

Kotlin code sharing among platforms

When you try to deal with the across platform codes, you need to solve 2 things, one is what to share, the other is the architecture of how to share the code. Different languages have different techniques to the second problem, but in Kotlin, you can use multiplatform projects to share the code.  With kotlin… Continue reading Kotlin code sharing among platforms

Evaluation of Kotlin Native for mobile: January 2018

We have been looking at Kotlin Native (KN) as a viable solution for mobile development, and as a competitive solution to those like Xamarin - or to completely separate developments for iOS and Android. To be a viable mobile solution in general requires Kotlin Native(KN)  to be workable for iOS as first announced On my… Continue reading Evaluation of Kotlin Native for mobile: January 2018

Implementation: what is a practical approach?

Any software team who is considering moving to kotlin, must by definition, be currently using at least one alternative language.  To change languages, and ecosystems, is a big step.  One of the key features of kotlin is how easily and seamlessly a project can migrate from java.  Currently, that same ease of migration is far… Continue reading Implementation: what is a practical approach?

Kotlin DSL templates with Python (or any other) Server

The Concept: A replacement template engine written in Kotlin DSL Kotlin can replace the template system for a python server, or ruby server, or any other server, with no change to the server other than the template system, regardless of what language is used for the server itself. This allows replacing mako, or jinga2,  Django… Continue reading Kotlin DSL templates with Python (or any other) Server