Kotlin is not just a simpler, elegant, or concise Java, there's a lot more to Kotlin's OOP capabilities. In this workshop learn how to use Kotlin for OOP. Learn about the differences and enhancements compared to Java, the concept of receivers, and the powerful delegation support.
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, co-founder of the devdotnext software conference, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.
He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.
Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at agiledeveloper.com. You can reach him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on twitter at @venkat_s.
- Creating objects, interfaces, classes, singletons, and companion objects
- Sealed classes and data classes,
- inner classes, outer classes, and receivers
- Generics, covariance and contravariance
- Inheritance and delegation
- How Kotlin's support for OOP is different
- Design code to make use of the powerful OOP features of Kotlin
- When to use inheritance vs. delegation
- Create generic code that is extensible
- Leverage the power of the language for OOP
Programmers and architects interested in Kotlin
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