KotlinConf 2019: The Power of Types by Danny Preussler

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  • Published on Dec 17, 2019
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    From Assembler, over Fortran and C to modern Kotlin, we came a long way and improved the way we can express our thoughts in code.

    One thing that happened during this journey is that languages allow us to use types for our problem domain, independent of the underlying computer architecture. Types became a powerful tool.

    Types improve readability which probably is the most important aspect of programming! But types also prevent you from making mistakes at compile time. This is why Kotlin translated the null problem into the type system.

    We can use these powers in our daily lives. We can write better code by avoiding “primitive obsession”. Il'l show you how!

    Resources:
    KotlinConf website: jb.gg/fyaze5
    KotlinConf on Twitter: kotlinconf

    Kotlin website: jb.gg/pxrsn6
    Kotlin blog: jb.gg/7uc7ow
    Kotlin on Twitter: kotlin



    About the Presenter:
    Danny built mobile applications for companies like Viacom, Groupon, eBay and Alcatel. He is a Google Developer Expert for Android Kotlin. Before there was Android he was already active in the Blackberry development community.

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