Kotlin Puzzlers

День 2 /  / Зал 2  /  RU / Hardcore. Really hard and demanding talk, you'll understand only if you're an experienced engineer.

Kotlin is a marvelous alternative language for the JVM, aiming to improve usability of aging Java. While not exactly new, it has been quickly gaining adoption since its 1.0 release in 2016. Anton will give a brief introduction and present Puzzlers of Kotlin — the gotchas that you may encounter while digging deeper into the language. While Kotlin was in development for 6 years, and aimed to be a perfect practical language, like all other languages, it still has tricky parts that you don't find in the documentation.

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Anton Keks

Anton Keks is a software craftsman, co-founder of Codeborne, the only extreme programming shop in the region, frequent speaker at conferences, and a lecturer in Tallinn Technical University. He is also a strong believer in open-source software and agile development methodologies, author of a popular network tool — Angry IP Scanner, and a regular contributor to other open-source projects.

Before founding Codeborne, Anton has led a team of developers of the award-winning internet-bank of Swedbank for 5 years, gradually introducing agile methods. During this time he has also co-founded Agile Estonia non-profit organization that organizes regular agile conferences in Estonia. During spare time he plays guitar, rides motorbike and travels to remote corners of the world.

Baruch Sadogursky

Baruch Sadogursky (a.k.a JBaruch) is the Developer Advocate of JFrog, the creators of Artifactory Binary Repository, the home of Bintray, and JavaOne 2011 Duke Choice Awards winner. For a living he hangs out with the JFrog tech leaders, writes some code around Artifactory and Bintray, and then speaks and blogs about all that. He does it repeatedly for the last 10 years and enjoys every moment of it.