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Kotlin for Android: Best Practices

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Discover how to leverage the power of Kotlin when developing Android mobile apps. Learn best practices for working with some of this popular language’s most helpful features.


  • Kotlin best practices for Android
  • What you should know
1. From Java to Kotlin
  • Kotlin language features
  • EditorConfig
2. Properties and Fields
  • Auto convert and the !! operator
  • On-demand property: Getters
  • Lazy initialization: lazy()
  • Late initialization: lateinit
  • Kotlin Android extensions
3. Conditionals
  • Elvis operator
  • Scope functions: let
  • Scope functions: apply
  • The when expression
  • Sealed classes
4. Readability
  • Data class
  • String templates
  • Functional programming: map, reduce
  • Functional programming: find, filter
  • Functional programming: all, Any
  • Android KTX
  • Next steps

Taught by

Chiu-Ki Chan


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