Russell started his first Kotlin Multiplatform project the day after it was possible to share code between JVM and Kotlin/Native. He is the author and maintainer of Multiplatform Settings, a key-value storage library which was one of the earliest mobile multiplatform libraries available. Now a part of Touchlab and with over four years of kotlin multiplatform experience in both apps and libraries, he loves finding new ways to connect with the community and help people use this technology.
Kotlin Multiplatform at five years
10:10 > 40 min
2017 was the year that Kotlin/Native and Kotlin Multiplatform first started to emerge publicly. In the five years since then, they’ve evolved dramatically, and teams all over the world are now shipping applications that share code across platforms. With Kotlin Multiplatform Mobile approaching beta status, let’s look back at how far things have come, highlight some recent improvements, and imagine what it all might look like 5 years in the future.