Start Programming in Kotlin (Part I)

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Fundamentals of Kotlin

Basics of programming in Kotlin

Clock1.5 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

This 1.5 hour project-based course is the first of a two part class that will get you started programming using one of the newest programming languages, Kotlin. Kotlin has a bright future as the new Google preferred language for Android application development. It is designed to be interoperable with java and share business logic with iOS. This class assumes that you have some programming experience with another modern computer languages such as C++, Java, Swift or JavaScript. At the end of this class, you would have written a fun application in Kotlin!

Skills you will develop

Software DevelopmentKotlinProgramming Language

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Orientation and finished product preview

  2. Presentation

  3. Constants and variables and inference

  4. Casting and nullables: add variables

  5. Division of Labour: add functions

  6. Arrays, loops and ranges: set up the game board data structure

  7. Decision and flow control: write the main logic loop

  8. Putting it all together: let the user play again after game over

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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