Keep Rules in the Age of Kotlin

April 12, 2022 - 00:00

Kotlin is relatively young – only 11 years old – and Android has only had official support for Kotlin for five years. Yet Kotlin is now the go-to language for Android development, and is becoming more popular for desktop and server application development. Kotlin is used by over 60% of Android professional Android developers and it's estimated that 1 million professional software developers use Kotlin as 1 of their 3 primary languages.

Clearly, we are truly in a new age: the Age of Kotlin.

Head over to my latest Guardsquare blogpost to find out why, in the Age of Kotlin, writing ProGuard keep rules requires thinking in terms of Java.

Klox: A Kotlin implementation of lox with a JVM backend built using ProGuardCORE

October 21, 2021 - 07:12

A Kotlin implementation of lox, the language from Crafting Interpreters, with a JVM backend built with ProGuardCORE.

The klox language is a superset of lox and includes features not implemented in the Crafting Interpreters lox implementation.

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