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Introducing Kotlin and the Project1:17 with Ben Deitch
Let's see what all the fuss is about over Kotlin! In this video we'll learn a little bit about Kotlin's background, and then we'll talk about the app we're going to make!
[MUSIC] 0:00 Hey there. 0:04 I'm Ben. 0:05 And in this course, we're going to cover the Kotlin programming language. 0:06 I've been using Kotlin for over a year now. 0:10 And I absolutely love it. 0:12 Kotlin does a fantastic job of clearing away a lot of the mess that we're used to 0:15 with Java code. 0:19 And on top of that, it's 100% interoperable with Java. 0:20 So we can have Kotlin and 0:24 Java files existing right next to each other, with no problems. 0:26 And if that isn't enough to convince you, the team behind Kotlin is JetBrains. 0:31 The same folks who make IntelliJ IDEA. 0:36 And they're developing it as an open source project on Github. 0:38 So if you ever find a bug with Kotlin, you know right where to look. 0:42 Kotlin is safer, more concise. 0:45 And just a whole lot more fun to use than Java. 0:48 But rather than bore you with any more talking, let's get right to the action. 0:51 To learn Kotlin, we'll be making a solitaire app. 0:55 We'll start at the beginning by planning out the app. 0:58 And then will learn more and 1:01 more about Kotlin as we wind our way towards the finished product. 1:03 By the end of the course, you'll have a wealth of knowledge about Kotlin. 1:07 And a really cool solitaire app. 1:10 So whenever you're ready. 1:13 Join me in the next video. 1:14 And we'll start planning the app. 1:15
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