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Kotlin Weekly #-246!

Hi all. Kotlin 1.5 is about to be released, and we are already getting some hints on the goodies we will receive. Enjoy our articles for this week

Kotlin 1.5.0-RC Released: Changes to the Standard and Test Libraries (blog.jetbrains.com) Kotlin 1.5.0-RC is available with all the features planned for 1.5.0 – check out the entire scope of the upcoming release! This post will walk you through the changes to the Kotlin standard and test libraries in 1.5.0-RC.

The Kotlin YouTube Channel (blog.jetbrains.com) Summary of the recently launched Kotlin YouTube channel by JetBrains, and everything it has achieved until now.

Wrapping up Firebase JS Promises with Coroutines & Flow (kanawish.com) Etienne Caron has published an article on how he has been flattening fetches and Firebase Promises with the Kotlin Coroutines APIs.

Migrating your tests to Kotlin (paranoidmonoid.github.io) There are a few questions to answer before you start migrating your tests to Kotlin. This article tries to answer them.

How to Pull Request (medium.com) Nick Skelton has collected a few guidelines after many years participating in code reviews, and he is sharing them with us.

Functional Domain Modeling in Kotlin - Validation (www.47deg.com) FP magician Simon Vergauwen writes in this new article about how to improve a domain with validation.

Making your KotlinJS Website Mobile-Friendly (dev.to) There is a difference between making a website and making a website mobile friendly. Learn how to apply the difference with KotlinJS in this article.

Do you want more assertions than one in your tests? Strikt comes to your rescue (simtop.medium.com) Blog post about usage of Strikt as an assertion library for your tests.

Bye XML, it was nice knowing you (medium.com) This article explores Compose as the new UI paradigm for Android.

KUG London April 2021 Meetup (www.youtube.com) April Meetup of KUG London with sessions by GDEs Arnaud Giuliani and Roberto Orgiu on Riding the state flow and An Android Dev start to Kotlin MPP

KUG Munich April 2021 Meetup (www.youtube.com) April Meetup of KUG Munich with Daniel Mader (Novatec), Marc Reichelt (Iteratec) and Kathrin Petrova (JetBrains)

Does your organization take Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile seriously? We do, join us! (go.touchlab.co) We’re solving some interesting problems for a growing list of great partners so we’re expanding the team again! The ideal candidate has some iOS experience, but we know most Android devs need to learn these skills, and we’re the best place to learn them. We were remote even before the pandemic, however, the work is fairly collaborative so we have a strong preference for neighboring time zones.

Android SDK Developer at Capital One (Virginia, USA) (www.capitalonecareers.com) We’re looking for Android developers to help us build cutting edge SDKs with many millions of users. We use 100% Kotlin, Coroutines and Flow. We love open source, learning new things and sharing our knowledge with the wider Android community. We are investing in modularization, incremental builds, Jetpack Compose, Kotlin Multiplatform & MVI. Come work with an amazing team, including a Google Developer Expert (GDE). We offer a generous relocation package. :-) You need to be able to work in Virginia, USA without immigration sponsorship.

Press with Saket Narayan (thebakery.dev) Nicola Corti speaks with Saket Narayan about Press, Kotlin Multiplatform and more.

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