Much excitement surrounds Java's younger sibling language in the JVM, Kotlin. Whether one is looking for type inference, the Elvis operator, or extension methods, this language might provide just the right tool for the job. Come learn about Kotlin and it's features, how it stacks up against Java, and pick up some tips and tricks for getting started.
Speaker: Brandt Gigle
Brandt Gigle is a software consultant specializing in mobile development for Android at Chariot Solutions in Fort Washington, PA. He has worked in various industries across the US including health care and government, engineering solutions to complex problems and mentoring others. His interests include open-source software, IoT applications, and 3D printing.
Food Sponsor: Chariot Solutions
At Chariot Solutions (http://chariotsolutions.com/), we see enterprise software development as a great challenge, and believe that our team is the key to consistent success. We start with the strongest architects and developers, because developing high quality, high performing software is difficult. There’s the architecture, the code, the data, the hardware, and often a patchwork of legacy systems and complexities that exist in any large organization.