Lukas Lechner

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Experiments with Android WorkManager, our new reliable assistant for deferrable background work

I wrote a new blog post about Android WorkManager on Medium.

Droidcon Vienna 2018 Recap

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Slides from my presentation @ Droidcon Vienna 2018

Here are the slides from my presentation I gave @ – Droidcon Vienna 2018

Slides from my presentation @ Kotlin Night Brussels 2017

I spoke at the Kotlin Night in Brussels about “How Effective Java influenced Kotlin”. Here are the slides of my presentation.

How “Effective Java” may have influenced the design of Kotlin - Part 3

Hello to this new post! This is part 3 of my blog post series about “How the book Effective Java may have influenced the design of Kotlin.” I wrote the first and second part about half a year ago and thought that I figured out every aspect of how Effective Java could have possibly influenced the programming language Kotlin.

A few months ago however, I bought and read, what is, in my opinion, the best book on Kotlin: Kotlin in Action. It is written by Dmitry Jemerov and Svetlana Isakova, who are Kotlin core developers working at JetBrains. They definitely know what they are talking about. If you want to advance your Kotlin Knowledge to the next level, I definitely recommend you to read Kotlin in Action 📘!

While reading the book, I discovered new language features and design choices that were also likely to have been influenced by Effective Java.

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