Kotlin has helped development teams increase productivity, improve app quality, and increase developer satisfaction. Read more to see why 70% of the top 1000 Android apps use Kotlin.
Android Tech Lead
“During an internal survey, 50% of developers mentioned that they’d provide smaller estimates [to complete a feature] if the module was written in Kotlin”
74% of the app is written in Kotlin. Since moving all new feature development to Kotlin, they’ve had a 50% reduction in crashes.
“Kotlin and languages like it help us offload things that we’re not that good at … Creative and critical thinking tasks are now where we get to focus more.”
Senior Software Engineer
“One of the benefits we are seeing while doing this conversion [to Kotlin] is a reduction in code size. Having less code is good for reducing errors and lowering maintenance costs. Therefore, we care a lot that Kotlin promises to allow us to write more succinct code and reduce boilerplate.”