Will Kotlin Replace Java?
– Clean, compact syntax.
– Single type system (almost)
– Null safety.
– Functions and functional programming.
– Data classes.
– Operator overloading.
– Top-level objects and the Singleton pattern.
Features Of Kotlin
– Object Oriented.
– Platform Independent.
Features Of Java
Java ensures a faster build process than Kotlin, Java build takes time an average of 15.5 seconds, while Kotlin average 18.5 seconds.
What Java has that Kotlin doesn’t !!
Java has checked exceptions that are considered a highly used feature for debugging & error recovery.
Java allows the developers to use wildcards (?) as a type of unknown parameter or variable.
Kotlin came when Android development needed a more modern language to add to the qualities of Java and aid in mobile development
What Kotlin has that Java doesn’t !!
All it takes is installing the Kotlin Plugin that makes the transition from Java to Kotlin a seamless one.
Kotlin solves this annoying issue by making all types non-nullable by default.
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