Advanced Kotlin Programming Training Course

Course Code

advancedkotlin

Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements

  • An understanding of the fundamentals of Kotlin

Audience

  • Developers interested in gaining a deeper knowledge of Kotlin programming

Overview

Kotlin is a modern, functional and object-oriented programming language based on Java.

In this instructor-led, live training, participants will learn how to use more advanced features that the Kotlin programming language offers.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand what makes Kotlin highly extensible and unique versus other JVM languages.
  • Examine advanced topics and features in Kotlin including functions, classes, delegation, generics, metaprogramming, and asynchronous programming.

Format of the course

  • Part lecture, part discussion, exercises and heavy hands-on practice

Course Outline

Introduction

Refresher on Kotlin Basics

Using Advanced Functions in Kotlin

  • Using Nested Functions to Reuse Functionality in Kotlin
  • Using the Infix Notation to Call Functions in Kotlin
  • Declaring Anonymous Functions in Kotlin
  • Using the Inline Modifier for Efficiency in Kotlin
  • Implementing Returns and Local Returns When Working with Advanced Functions in Kotlin
  • Implementing Tail Recursion for Optimization in Kotlin
  • Using Operator Overloading in Kotlin
  • Using Lambdas with Receivers to Create Restrictions on DSL's in Kotlin
  • Invoking Instances in Kotlin
  • Using Functional Constructs in Kotlin
    • Function Composition
    • Currying
    • Other Constructs
  • Summary of Advanced Functional Aspects of Kotlin

Exploring Class Scenarios in Kotlin

  • Implementing Fields in Kotlin
  • Using the "lateinit" Modifier  in Kotlin
  • Understanding Nested and Inner Classes in Kotlin
  • Defining "Static Methods" in Kotlin Using Companion Objects
  • Hiding Class Constructors in Kotlin
  • Marking Classes as Sealed in Kotlin
  • Using Type Aliases in Kotlin
  • Summary of Advanced Features of Kotlin for Classes

Implementing Delegation in Kotlin

  • Understanding the Concept of Member Delegation in Kotlin
  • Delegating Member Functions to Another Class in Kotlin
  • Delegating Properties in Kotlin for Code Reuse Efficiency
  • Using Built-in Delegated Properties in Kotlin
  • Delegating Local Properties in Kotlin for Code Reuse
  • Implementing Extension Properties in Classes in Kotlin
  • Summary of the Different Aspects of Delegation in Kotlin

Gaining an In-Depth Understanding of Generics in Kotlin

  • Understanding Generic Constraints
  • Understanding Variance and Invariance in Generics
  • Using the "out" Modifier to Express Covariance in Generics in Kotlin
  • Expressing Contravariance in Kotlin
  • Exploring the Concept of Type Projections and Star Projections in Kotlin
  • Summary of Advanced Generics in Kotlin

Metaprogramming in Kotlin

  • Overview of Reflection
  • Using Java Reflection with Kotlin Using the Reflection API
  • Using Kotlin's Reflection API
  • Handling Type Erasure in Kotlin
  • Using Reified Generics in Kotlin
  • Defining Custom Annotations in Kotlin
  • Summary of Metaprogramming and Introspection Techniques in Kotlin

Performing Asynchronous Programming in Kotlin

  • Understanding the Problem of Asynchronous Programming
  • Implementing Asynchronous Programming and Coroutines in Kotlin
  • Implementing Async and Await in Kotlin Using Coroutines
  • Implementing Yield in Kotlin
  • Understanding the Advantages of Coroutines Over Reactive Extensions
  • Summary of Coroutines in Kotlin

Summary and Conclusion

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