I hated Gradle! Kotlin and the buildSrc Plugin made me love it

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room… Gradle… To be honest, I hated Gradle. It was always one of the biggest pain points in my carrier as a developer. Whenever I ran into a „Gradle issue“ during Android development, I immediately knew: This is going to be a bad day. All I could then […]

How KEEP-87 & Typeclasses will change the way we write Kotlin

What is KEEP-87 At QuickBird Studios, almost all of our projects are implemented in either Koltin or Swift. It’s only natural, that we compare these languages and find features in one of them, that we would also like to see in the other. While Swift’s protocols can sometimes be a little bit painful to work […]

Is Kotlin/Native production ready? Why we are not using it (yet)

Edit A lot has changed since this article was initially released. Many issues that we had are solved. This article is now officially “out of date”. We started using Kotlin Multiplatform and Kotlin/Native. You can expect a follow-up article somewhat in the near future. A very special thanks to the Kotlin-Tooling team, especially to Liliia […]