Bootiful Kotlin with Josh Long

Welcome to the first of our November 2021 speakers - Josh Long

Lee Turner

1 minute read

Spring Boot, the convention-over-configuration centric framework from the Spring team at Pivotal, marries Spring’s flexibility with conventional, common sense defaults to make application development on the JVM not just fly, but pleasant! Spring Boot aims to make address the common functional and non-functional requirements that gate quickly moving to production. The framework is as clean as it gets, wouldn’t it be nice if the language matched its elegance?

Ktor from Ground Up with Anton Arhipov

Welcome to the first of our October 2021 speakers - Anton Arhipov

Lee Turner

1 minute read

In this talk, I’m going to focus primarily on Ktor for backend development. Let’s see how simple it is to create robust asynchronous server-side applications with Ktor. We’ll look into Ktor’s features, deployment, extensibility model.

The Best of Both Worlds - Kotlin + FP with Shelby Cohen and Katie Levy

Welcome to the second of our September 2021 speakers - Shelby Cohen and Katie Levy

Lee Turner

1 minute read

Functional Programming is an excellent way to simplify your code and reduce bugs, and to make things even better, Kotlin provides a natural transition to using Functional Programming paradigms. But before that, let’s talk about what Functional Programming even is. In this talk, we’ll break down the key aspects of what defines Functional Programming and the key benefits of using Functional Programming paradigms. Then we’ll walk you through how to use Functional Programming more…