In this mini fragment, Donn asks KG about a recent hackathon side project that he worked on with Kotlin scripting.
We go into kotlin scripting (using kscript), pros cons, setting it up and more. We've added links some interesting resources, so you want to make sure you check out the shownotes for this one, so you too can explore kotlin scripting and see if it's a fit for you.
In this episode, DF and KG decompress. They start off talking about ideas around KISS vs DRY in software engineering. They move on then to talk about a dear topic - functional vs unit testing and then dive into some of the woes of having a testing infrastructure spun up. Also announcing our youtube channel !
In this fragment episode, Donn talks about Kotlin extension functions. He discusses what they are, how to build them, why they're useful, how to organize them, visibility and how to call them Java and much more.
Donn's on a roll again this week and talks to us about his experience having developed Android for a while. In the early days of Android development, as app developers we felt like we had a decent grasp of everything you needed to know to pump out decent apps.
But with the time, and the latest updates, that has become a tricky thing. This is a good problem to have for the ecosystem but it can make it seem very daunting for developers, both new and old.
Donn gives his 2 cents on this subject.