When Google announced Kotlin its next official programming language for Android, its popularity in some regions saw a more than sixfold increase. The language has drawn the attention of brands like Amazon, Netflix, and Pinterest and broke into the elite of programming world.
It has been steadily gaining ground since then. Some people predicted the death of Java, at least on mobile devices. We’ve done a little research to see how those two languages compare in terms of Android app development.
Learn about how Java gave rise to Kotlin, their relations, code lines stance, communities, performance issues and more in our step by step matchup.