Compose for Desktop Kotlin Kotlin Multiplatform

Create a code editor with Compose for Desktop

Compose desktop is an upcoming cross-platform framework that promises the building of apps from a single codebase to every desktop and web platform. Since Kotlin Multiplatform is gaining traction, a cross-platform UI framework on top of it seems like a logical step forward. There are tutorials and examples about creating simple widgets and layouts, but […]

Kotlin Kotlin Multiplatform MacOS

Kotlin native interoperability with Swift/Objective-C.

Under the Kotlin Native umbrella lie many platforms, like Linux, Windows, or even the Android NDK. Of course it is also available for Apple platforms, which run on Objective-C. How is this interoperability be implemented? Call Swift/Objective-C functions from Kotlin There are 2 options to call native functions from Kotlin: Create a Kotlin function with […]

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Kotlin Multiplatform in a MacOS app

If a Kotlin developer is familiar with her libraries and language paradigms, it might seem superfluous to learn their counterparts in Mac development. There comes in the possibility to use Kotlin Multiplatform(KMP) in a MacOS app, where familiar libraries and language can be used to generate a .framework, which in turn can be used in […]

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Kotlin Multiplatform logging libraries

When developing with any platform, the existence of libraries is assumed. This is to delegate common tasks to out project code, in order to reduce development time and avoid common pitfalls already solved by other developers. Kotlin Multiplatform(KMM) is no different. Available libraries Since Kotlin is becoming more popular among Android/JVM developers, one might expect […]