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The main reasons to learn Kotlin are:
A survey said that 2018 would be the year of Kotlin. This study says that twenty percent of the applications that were built using java before 2017 is now built using Kotlin. This has increased the demand for developers having Kotlin skills by the companies.
The number of lines of code when programming is done in Kotlin is very less when compared to programming in other programming languages. Many development programs with only a few lines of code can be developed using Kotlin and it is a concise language.
Kotlin language consists of safety features that can reduce the bugs and number of failures. Hence the quality of the developed applications is improved.
Kotlin and java can be used together in a project and java code can be rewritten in Kotlin and Kotlin code can be rewritten in Java efficiently, i.e. Kotlin and Java are interoperable. There is no need to stop using java, both Java and Kotlin can be used together.
Kotlin was declared as an official language for android development by Google in 2017. The object-oriented programming features and functional features are combined into a unique platform in Kotlin and it is an open-source programming language.
The applications of Kotlin are:
The prerequisites to learn Kotlin is a basic foundation of programming language and object-oriented concepts and prior experience in an object-oriented language like C++.
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