Kotlin at a Glance

Kotlin at a Glance

Use of Lambdas and higher-order functions to write more concise, clean, reusable, and simple code

person icon Swati Saxena

ebook icon BPB Publications

language icon Language - English

updated on icon Updated on Jan, 2021

architecture icon Development,Mobile Apps,Kotlin


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Formats : EPUB, PDF (Downlodable)

Pages : 213

ISBN : 9789388511490

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Basic guide to develop an App in Android by using Kotlin

Key Features

● Comprehensive coverage of all the concepts of Kotlin
● Simple language, crystal clear approach, user friendly book
● Concepts are duly supported by several examples and self-explanatory analogies.


“Kotlin at a Glance" is a book that gives an in-depth knowledge about Kotlin. This book mainly focused on Kotlin programming language and its comparison to Java. By reading this book, the readers can make themselves familiar with the language’s most important features and aspects.
With a complete overview of OOPs, null safety, generics, and many other interesting features, this book is a perfect choice for fresher and experienced Java developers who want to learn more about this alternative JVM language.
For reading this book, there’s no need for any prior Kotlin knowledge, as the basics are explained in the book. Moreover, the required functional programming concepts are also described.
The readers of this book will also learn to develop an app in android using Kotlin. Moreover, this book is for everyone who is on their way of becoming a developer.

What will you learn

● Introduction to OOP, Java, Kotlin
● Kotlin Architecture, Token, Input, Operator, Array, Function
● String Operations, Conditional Statements,

● Jumping Statement
● Looping / Control Flow / Iteration
● Null Safety, Kotlin Lambda Functions and Exception Handling
● Constructor, Inheritance, Abstract Keyword, Polymorphism
● Collection, Coroutines, Generics

Who this book is for

This book will prove to be a “must-have” for beginners as well as experienced professionals as it is a stepping stone for learning the technology.

Table of Contents

1. OOP in Brief
2. An Introduction to Java
3. An Introduction to Kotlin
4. Kotlin Architecture
5. Kotlin Token
6. Kotlin Input
7. Kotlin Operator
8. String Operations
9. Conditional Statements
10. Jumping Statement
11. Looping / Control Flow / Iteration
12. Kotlin Array
13. Null Safety
14. Kotlin Function
15. Function Scope
16. Kotlin Lambda Functions and Exception Handling
17. Kotlin OOPs
18. Constructor
19. Inheritance
20. Abstract Keyword
21. Polymorphism
22. Collection
23. Coroutines
24. Generics
25. Regex
26. Interoperability with Java
27. Kotlin for Android
28. Extras
29. Interoperability with JavaScript
30. Glossary
31. Important Question

About the Author

Swati Saxena is expert in Java programming and coding as she is MCA,OCJP ( Oracle Certified Java Professional ) and ADST , having in-depth knowledge of subject and very vast experience in developing and training. Her knowledge and teaching is always praised by her mentor as well as students. She has written "C programming and coding Question Bank with solution’, "Java-A Complete Practical Solution” for BPB Publications. The alumnus of her, are well placed in many reputed organisations all over India.

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