Advanced Kotlin (The Course)
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This course includes 1 attempt.

This course focuses on the advanced aspects of Kotlin's development, including generic variance modifiers, delegation, multiplatform programming, annotation processing, KSP, and compiler plugins.

These are often features and tools that developers use daily, even though they don’t know exactly how they work. This course explains them and gives you the knowledge to use these features in your projects.

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Course Material

  • Notes about the course
  • Project with exercises
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  • Generic variance modifiers
  • List variance
  • Consumer variance
  • Function types
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  • Exercise: Usage of generic types
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  • The Covariant Nothing Object
  • The Covariant Nothing Object
  • The Covariant Nothing Class
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  • Variance modifier limitations
  • Variance modifier limitations
  • UnsafeVariance annotation
  • Variance modifier positions
  • Star projection
  • Summary
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  • Exercise: Generic Response
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  • Exercise: Generic Consumer
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  • Interface delegation
  • The delegation pattern
  • Delegation and inheritance
  • Kotlin interface delegation support
  • Wrapper classes
  • The decorator pattern
  • Intersection types
  • Limitations
  • Conflicting elements from parents
  • Summary
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    Quiz 83 attempts allowed
  • Exercise: ApplicationScope
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  • Property delegation
  • How property delegation works
  • Other getValue and setValue parameters
  • Implementing a custom property delegate
  • Provide a delegate
  • Property delegates in Kotlin stdlib
  • The notNull delegate
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    Quiz 103 attempts allowed
  • Exercise: Lateinit delegate
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  • The lazy delegate
  • The lazy delegate
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  • Exercise: Blog Post Properties
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  • The observable delegate
  • The observable delegate
  • The vetoable delegate
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  • A map as a delegate
  • A map as a delegate
  • Review of how variables work
  • Summary
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  • Exercise: Mutable lazy delegate
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    Quiz 16100 attempts allowed
  • Kotlin Contracts
  • The meaning of a contract
  • How many times do we invoke a function from an argument?
  • Implications of the fact that a function has returned a value
  • Using contracts in practice
  • Summary
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    Quiz 173 attempts allowed
  • Exercise: Coroutine time measurement
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    Quiz 18100 attempts allowed
  • Part 2: Kotlin on different platforms
  • Java interoperability
  • Nullable types
  • Kotlin type mapping
  • JVM primitives
  • Collection types
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  • Annotation targets
  • Annotation targets
  • Static elements
  • JvmField
  • Using Java accessors in Kotlin
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  • JvmName
  • JvmName
  • JvmMultifileClass
  • JvmOverloads
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  • Unit
  • Unit
  • Function types and function interfaces
  • Tricky names
  • Throws
  • JvmRecord
  • Summary
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    Quiz 223 attempts allowed
  • Exercise: Adjust Kotlin for Java usage
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  • Using Kotlin Multiplatform
  • Multiplatform module configuration
  • Expect and actual elements
  • Possibilities
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  • Multiplatform libraries
  • Multiplatform libraries
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  • A multiplatform mobile application
  • A multiplatform mobile application
  • ViewModel class
  • Platform-specific classes
  • Observing properties
  • Summary
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  • Exercise: Multiplatform LocalDateTime
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    Quiz 27100 attempts allowed
  • JavaScript interoperability
  • Setting up a project
  • Using libraries available for Kotlin/JS
  • Using Kotlin/JS
  • Building and linking a package
  • Distributing a package to npm
  • Exposing objects
  • Exposing Flow and StateFlow
  • Adding npm dependencies
  • Frameworks and libraries for Kotlin/JS
  • JavaScript and Kotlin/JS limitations
  • Summary
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    Quiz 283 attempts allowed
  • Exercise: Migrating a Kotlin/JVM project to KMP
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  • Part 3: Metaprogramming
  • Reflection
  • Hierarchy of classes
  • Function references
  • Parameter references
  • Property references
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  • Class reference
  • Class reference
  • Serialization example
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  • Referencing types
  • Referencing types
  • Type reflection example: Random value
  • Kotlin and Java reflection
  • Breaking encapsulation
  • Summary
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  • Exercise: Function caller
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  • Exercise: Object serialization to JSON
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    Quiz 34100 attempts allowed
  • Exercise: Object serialization to XML
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    Quiz 35100 attempts allowed
  • Exercise: DSL-based dependency injection library
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    Quiz 36100 attempts allowed
  • Annotation processing
  • Your first annotation processor
  • Hiding generated classes
  • Summary
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    Quiz 373 attempts allowed
  • Exercise: Annotation Processing execution measurement wrapper
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    Quiz 38100 attempts allowed
  • Kotlin Symbol Processing
  • Your first KSP processor
  • Testing KSP
  • Dependencies and incremental processing
  • Multiple rounds processing
  • Using KSP on multiplatform projects
  • Summary
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    Quiz 393 attempts allowed
  • Exercise: KSP execution measurement wrapper
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    Quiz 40100 attempts allowed
  • Kotlin Compiler Plugins
  • Compiler frontend and backend
  • Compiler extensions
  • Popular compiler plugins
  • Making all classes open
  • Changing a type
  • Generate function wrappers
  • Example plugin implementations
  • Summary
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  • Static Code Analysers
  • What are Static Analysers?
  • Types of analysers
  • Formatters
  • Code Quality Analysers
  • Data-Flow Analysers
  • Code Manipulation
  • Embedded vs Standalone
  • Kotlin Code Analysers
  • Kotlin Compiler
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • ktlint
  • ktfmt
  • Android Lint
  • detekt
  • Setting up detekt
  • detekt Rules and Rulesets
  • Configuring detekt
  • Incremental Adoption
  • Writing your first detekt Rule
  • Setting up your rule project
  • Coding your rule
  • Using your rule
  • Rules with type resolution
  • Conclusion
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  • Exercise solutions

Instructors

    • Marcin Moskala is an experienced developer and Kotlin trainer. He is the founder of the Kt. Academy, Kotlin GDE, an official JetBrains partner for teaching Kotlin, and author of the books Effective Kotlin, Kotlin Coroutines, and Android Development with Kotlin.

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