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Why should we use Kotlin in Android development?

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MaxMS
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Why should we use Kotlin in Android development?

Not quite a surprise, but when you choose a developers to work on your custom Android application, a certain technology they use is of essence for you. The two most commonly used languages for Google now are Java and Kotlin (although it still lacks official support from Google), so for you it may seem, at first, a matter of small importance what’s your team’s coding on. Further consideration though shows that programming language might also cut down some of your time and expenses.

Advantages of kotlin over java
Originally, in the year of 2011 as an unveiled version Kotlin first appeared as a new language for Java Virtual Machine from a team of Saint-Peterburg programmers called Jet Brains. The reason they decided to come up with a new “spinning wheel” for Android development is quite easy to understand; apparently, there are a few:

Java has been around for 22 years already (quite a term for a programming language), which is why there are loads of features that can not be implemented due to Java's massiveness and obsolescence.
Java requires long code combinations to be written
Code written on Java takes quite a while to compile
SO, reasons to use Kotlin over Java for Android go as follows:

  1. Kotlin requires less code to write.
  2. Less crushes occur on Kotlin.
  3. Kotlin is a type-safety language.
  4. Kotlin saves you some of your precious time.

Apparently Kotlin is many times better, speaking from experience our developers share.