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Kotlin Hyderabad: Introduction to Kotlin

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Siddhesh Patil talks about Kotlin and the language features at Kotlin Hyderabad a Kotlin User Group In India

Talk details

Title: Introduction to Kotlin

Platform: Youtube live stream

Community: Kotlin Hyderabad

Location: Online

Attendees: 38

Organizers: Rajmahendra & Chaitanya

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Kotlin is the preferred language for Android Development. With over 2 billion active users, Kotlin enables many developers to deliver software worldwide on Android. With growing number of users migrating to Kotlin, this session aims to cover basics of Kotlin and programming. The talk is intended for beginner level audience and for new comers who want to learn Kotlin.


  • Why Kotlin
  • What is Kotlin
  • Facts about Kotlin
  • Interoperability & Tools used
  • val and var declarations
  • Type inference
  • Type casting
  • Functions in Kotlin
  • Nullability and Null-safety
  • Data classes and Primitive types
  • Lists & Arrays
  • if statements and flow control
  • for loop and iteration
  • Classes and interfaces




This was my first talk on Kotlin, hope this was helpful to everyone. I’ll be doing more talks like these. Feel free to drop a comment or connect with me on other platforms!

About the author

Siddhesh Patil is an Android Engineer at DeliveryHero. Building core ordering experiences at Foodpanda and Foodora. He is the organzier of Kotlin Mumbai, a developer community in Mumbai, India. Find talks, articles and latest developments in Android and Kotlin on this website

Sid Patil is an Android Engineer and Kotlin Advocate based in Berlin, Germany. He works at Delivery Hero, building ordering experiences for food delivery and Q-commerce brands like Foodpanda and Foodora.

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