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Kotlin will displace Java in the Android ecosystem.

Kotlin will displace Java in the Android ecosystem.

Survey report on the adoption of Kotlin for Android.

The chapters of this report are below.

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Zainab Bawa

Zainab Bawa

Madhusudhan Sambojhu

Anand Venkatanarayanan

Anand Venkatanarayanan

Anish TP

Anish TP

Research methodology and sampling

The survey was conducted online using Survey Monkey. Respondents answered descriptive and multiple choice questions. more
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Bhavani Seetharaman

Bhavani Seetharaman

Brief history of Kotlin for Android

Kotlin was first created as a statically typed programming language for Java Virtual Machine (JVM) by Czech tool Manufacturers, JetBrains in 20111. In the decade that has passed, Manufacturers’ estimate that the language has grown from a Java alternative to almost exclusively being used for the development of apps in tablets to mobile phones. JetBrains estimates that about 80 percent of the apps … more
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Zainab Bawa

Zainab Bawa

Madhusudhan Sambojhu

Anand Venkatanarayanan

Anand Venkatanarayanan

Bhavani Seetharaman

Bhavani Seetharaman

Anish TP

Anish TP

Key findings of the survey

Based on the historical context of Kotlin’s growth in the Android ecosystem, the survey’s findings reinforce that many users of Kotlin also have a Java background. more
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Zainab Bawa

Zainab Bawa

Madhusudhan Sambojhu

Anand Venkatanarayanan

Anand Venkatanarayanan

Anish TP

Anish TP

Learning resources for Kotlin for Android

Developers use various means and channels to learn about Kotlin. These learning resources are fairly distributed. The key findings in this regard are: more
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Zainab Bawa

Zainab Bawa

Madhusudhan Sambojhu

Anand Venkatanarayanan

Anand Venkatanarayanan

Arnav Gupta

Arnav Gupta

Appendix I: Survey Questionnaire

The following questionnaire that was circulated for this research. The questionnaire consisted of multiple choice and descriptive questions. Average response time was close to four minutes. more
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