Kotlin vs Java? Java vs Kotlin? Which language should you learn; Java or Kotlin?
Which language should you choose for Android development in 2021?
This week's episode is an FAQ-episode covering a handful of the most commonly asked questions about Java and Kotlin for Android development. These are questions I regularly see and am asked - and I want to give some quick, opinionated answers to to help inform your thinking and decisions on the topic.
📝Check out the FAQ on goobar.dev
00:52 What language to use for Android development?
01:40 Which is better for Android development; Java or Kotlin?
02:08 Does Google recommend Kotlin for Android development?
02:52 When did Google start supporting Kotlin for Android?
03:20 When did Android become Kotlin-first?
03:58 Is Java still used for Android development?
04:25 Will Android stop supporting Java?
04:53 Is Kotlin replacing Java?
05:52 Is Kotlin enough for Android development?
06:10 Should I learn Java or Kotlin for Android?
07:05 Can I learn Kotlin without knowing Java?
07:39 Is Kotlin easier than Java?
08:23 Is Kotlin faster than Java?