You've previously learned how to convert some of your Java classes to Kotlin, the new programming language from JetBrains that’s now fully supported in Android. In this tip learn how to replace plain old Java object, or POJO classes, with what Kotlin calls data classes: that is, classes that are simply used to store data in memory.
- [Instructor] In a previous tip, I've described how to…convert some of your Java classes to Kotlin,…the new programming language from JetBrains…that's now fully supported in Android.…In this tip, I'll show you how to replace plain old…Java object, or POJO classes, with what Kotlin calls…data classes.…That is, classes that are simply used to store data…in memory.…Now I'm working in Android Studio 2.3.…If you're working in Android Studio 3 or later,…some of these steps might look a little bit different,…but you'll still be using the same language…and that's the focus of this tip.…
In my project, I'm going to create a new package.…I'll place this under the base package,…and I'll name it Model.…Than I'll right-click on the new package and select New,…Kotlin File or Class.…I'll name my class Person,…and I'll set the kind of file I'm creating to Class,…and click OK.…Now I'll add this to Git so I can check it in easily,…and I see a prompt that tells me that Kotlin…isn't configured.…Now this is the part that may look different on your system…
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