Java is, undoubtedly, the most popular and widely-used programming language for Android app development. It was the default code development language used for Android until Kotlin came into play. Google, at its I/O conference 2017, left decision-makers and entrepreneurs in awe by announcing Kotlin as a new coding alternative for the Android platform.
Its debut as an official Android coding language has gotten many business users skeptical about Java’s persistence. For decades, coders and programmers have relied on Java to build innovative products for Android users. It has been the most loved language by developers around the world and shall remain.
Benefits of Using Kotlin For Android App Development
However, the fact that Kotlin will now serve as an alternative to Java is not a matter of fluke. Here are five reasons why Google made Kotlin an official Android coding language and why you should use it for your next Android project:
In summary, there are several other benefits of Kotlin for developing Android apps such as support for Lambda expressions, unchecked exceptions, and more. It is a sophisticated language as compared to Java and easier to understand and learn.
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