Language fundamentals for developers
Learn the essentials of the Kotlin programming language from Kotlin experts at Google. Kotlin is a modern and concise JVM language that supports functional programming paradigms. Whether you’re a Java developer or a programmer in another object-oriented language, this course will teach you the essential language features that has made Kotlin so popular with developers. By the end of this course, you’ll gain the skills you need to build your next project in Kotlin.
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You should know a modern, object-oriented statically typed programming language like Java, C++, or Python. It's best if you have been programming for at least 1 year, and are comfortable with an IDE, such as IntelliJ or Android Studio.
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Kotlin is an open-source, modern programming language that lets developers use both object-oriented and functional programming techniques. It is concise, safe, and fully interoperable with Java. Kotlin is an official language for Android development, and can be used in a variety of other applications, from back-end development to data analysis. The community of Kotlin developers is growing rapidly, with major companies like Netflix, Pinterest, and Google using Kotlin.
This free course was developed by Kotlin experts at Google, and will teach you the language fundamentals you need to start developing your own projects in Kotlin. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to build basic programs in Kotlin, using key language features including, classes, collections, lambdas, higher-order functions, and extensions.