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YOW! Night 2017 Brisbane - Svetlana Isakova - Sept 27

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm (AEST)

YOW! Night 2017 Brisbane - Svetlana Isakova - Sept 27

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You Can Do Better With Kotlin

By Svetlana Isakova


This Yow! Night is devoted to the Kotlin programming language. It’s a modern language that gives more power in everyday routines and is gaining popularity amongst the Java developer community.

Kotlin code generally looks cleaner and nicer, and it’s much easier to work with when you have less verbosity or code duplication. But what’s even more important, is that Kotlin is 100% compatible with all existing Java frameworks, and has good tooling (it’s from JetBrains after all).

Our agenda for the night consists of three parts:

  • Introduction to the language

  • Introduction to Kotlin Coroutines

  • Practical sides of Java interop

At first, we'll discuss what makes Kotlin so attractive to developers and cover the most important features of the language. Then, we'll talk about coroutines, a new powerful feature, that changes your habits of writing asynchronous code. The last part is aimed mainly at people who already have some experience with Kotlin and dives into some internals of mixing Java and Kotlin code in one project.



Svetlana Isakova

Svetlana is a Developer Advocate at JetBrains. She's been a core developer of the Kotlin language ( , the new standard for Android, since 2011.

She is a co-author of Kotlin in Action. She is also a frequent Kotlin speaker and instructor. Svetlana enjoys new concepts and ideas, and when possible skiing in the Alps.



5:30 pm   Welcome networking with refreshments

6:00 pm   Presentation followed by Q&A



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Want to get more hands-on with Kotlin? Try this YOW! WORKSHOP with Svetlana Isakova:
Brisbane - 28 September 2017

Deep dive into this mobile language with a full-day Kotlin tutorial workshop by Svetlana Isakova. This is your opportunity to get hands on learning direct from the source.  More and Register Here. 



The dates are now confirmed for our signature event and work has begun on securing another round of great speakers. More here: Melbourne 30 November - 1 December | Brisbane 4-5 December | Sydney 7-8 December

Have questions about YOW! Night 2017 Brisbane - Svetlana Isakova - Sept 27? Contact the organiser

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Suncorp Office - Brisbane Square
266 George St
Level 28
Brisbane City, QLD 4000

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm (AEST)

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