Some have predicted that, within a couple of years, nearly all new Android apps will be built with Kotlin rather than Java. Learn about the process of converting existing Java code to Kotlin in Android Studio.
- [Instructor] Over the next couple of months,…the weekly tips will focus on use of Kotlin,…the programming language that's now a full citizen…in the Android development ecosystem.…Android Studio 3 adds complete support…for Kotlin programming through the use of a plugin,…which is already installed.…Before you start programming with Kotlin,…you should make sure you have the most recent version…of the Kotlin plugin.…From the menu,…go to File and then either Settings or Preferences…and then to Plugins.…In the text entry box, type Kotlin,…and locate the Kotlin plugin.…
As of the time of this recording,…the most recent version of the Kotlin plugin for Studio 3.1…was Version 1.2.21.…If you see an older version and if there's an Update button,…click that button and then follow the prompts…to restart Android Studio.…After it restarts, you should come back to this view.…In the Project window,…select the one and only Java class for this application,…MainActivity.…Go to the menu, and select Code.…And then, down at the bottom,…
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