Naming variables

Why naming is important As you know, every variable should have a unique name that identifies it. Naming variables can seem easy. However, it is not true. Experienced programmers are very cautious with choosing names for variables, so their code is easy to follow. It is very important, as programmers spend a lot of time reading code written by others. Trust us — your code…

Comments

Here comes a comet… Oh, sorry, a comment – brief but enlightening. So, what exactly are those comments and what do we need them for? Well, essentially, that’s what we call a special text that will be ignored by the compiler. Comments allow you to clarify a piece of code or exclude it from the compilation process (that is, disable it). Throughout this course, we…

Kotlin evolution principles

In this topic, we will tell you about how the Kotlin language develops. You will learn the principles of its evolution and how you can be involved in that process. You’ll also find out how to understand the essence of the changes according to the update version and what levels of stability the language has.

Introduction to Kotlin

What is Kotlin? Kotlin is a highly effective modern programming language developed by JetBrains. It has a very clear and concise syntax, which makes your code easy to read. Kotlin is widely used around the world, and its popularity among developers is constantly growing. Many developers who use Kotlin note that it makes their work faster and more exciting 🙂 Knowledge of Kotlin allows developers to write…

Scroll bars

In many cases, components of our program interfaces will be too large to display on the screen. This happens most commonly with text fields, which may need to display large sets of text in a limited space. In these situations, we may want to add scroll bars to our components, to allow a user to move the component view to better view content on the…