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Introduction to Kotlin

Introduction to Kotlin


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
Kotlin relies on the Java Class Library, and there are several integrated development environments (IDEs) to choose from for developing with Kotlin. This course explores the basics of Kotlin and its tools. You'll begin by learning that Kotlin relies on the Java Class Library, and there are several integrated development environments (IDEs) to choose from to develop Kotlin applications. This course describes the Kotlin language and its features, and shows you the differences and similarities between Kotlin and Java. As you progress, you'll also earn about various Kotlin data types, including variables, constants, strings, and arrays. Explore basic Kotlin syntactical structures, and Kotlin command-line compilers. Identify Kotlin's build tools and their uses. Discover Koans and their purpose in Kotlin. You'll conclude by comparing various Kotlin integrated development environments (IDEs).

Target Audience
Software developers who wish to learn about the Kotlin language, its uses, and development environments

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Introduction to Kotlin

  • start the course
  • describe the Kotlin language and its features
  • specify the differences and similarities between Kotlin and Java
  • describe the various Kotlin data types, including variables, constants, strings, and arrays
  • define basic Kotlin syntactical structures
  • describe the various command-line compilers for Kotlin and their uses
  • identify Kotlin's build tools and their uses
  • define Koans and its purpose in Kotlin
  • describe the various Kotlin integrated development environments (IDEs)
  • detail Kotlin's features and tools
  • Course Number:
    sd_pkot_a01_it_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner