Kotlin Weekly #-199!
Hi Kotliners! We are getting closer to our issue 200. The last two hundred weeks have been a great journey, and we could not imagine how the Kotlin world has changed since then. We are happy to keep supporting you and sending you articles every week. Enjoy our selection of links for the upcoming week and the last week of May.
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Reification of the Erased (medium.com) Kotlin’s “reified” keyword helps you do things that were not possible before. Check out this article on Kotlin vocabulary by Murat Yener.
Functional Programming in Kotlin - f(1) (www.harivignesh.dev) Hari Vignesh Jayapalan has put together a series of articles introducing FP for Kotlin.
StateFlow, End of LiveData? (medium.com) StateFlow might be the killer of a few other frameworks, such as LiveData. Shreyas Patil explains how to apply it instead in your Android app.
Android Unidirectional Data Flow — Kotlin Flow vs. RxJava (proandroiddev.com) Using RxJava and thinking of jumping into Kotlin Flow? Check this article for an unadulterated comparison.
Road to Android UI tests (medium.com) Writing stable and reliable UI tests is neither easy nor trivial. Patxi Bocos has written an article showcasing how can we start our way to Android Tests with our beloved Kotlin
Add Livestream Chat to your Android App (medium.com) We have explored before multiple ways to provide Livestream for an Android app. In this article, Jose Carlos Miñarro shows us how he achieved it.
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