Introduction to Kotlin

GDG Pune
Sat, Jul 1, 2017, 4:00 PM (IST)

About this event

GDG Pune is excited to announce an introductory workshop for Kotlin. 

This will be a series of complete step-by-step tutorials to walk you through how to accomplish different tasks in Kotlin, right from Getting Started to writing Android applications and more.

The 3-hour session will cover:

- Introduction to Kotlin
- Variable declaration, control flow, loops, function/method writing
- Introduction to classes
- Visibility modifiers, null safety system
- Type checks and casting
- Extensions
- Lambdas and higher order functions
- Exception handling
- Anko extension
- Delegations and delegated properties
- Interoperability with existing Java code
- Q&A session

The hands-on workshop session will help you write a small app from scratch. 

Two active GDG Pune members with expertise in Kotlin are taking the workshop. 

1. Hardik Trivedi

Hardik works at Globant and mainly work on Android app development. He has an experience of 7 years. Hardik has developed an app in IoT domain and also, an app which operates Drone. 

2. Akshay Chordiya

Akshay is an Indie and Google certified Android developer with 3+ years of development experience. 

Workshop Pre-requisites:

• Attendees are requested to bring their own laptops

• Android Studio should be pre-installed & configured on the machine

• Java 8 should be pre-installed

• Git and Kotlin plugin need to be configured. (If not, request to reach the venue 30 mins prior. Our volunteers will help you install & configure)

P. S. We have a limited seating arrangement. Kind request to RSVP only if you are keen on attending the workshop.