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Kotlin Weekly #-410!

Kotlin Library Creators’ Guidelines (appmilla.com) JetBrains has significantly updated the Kotlin library creators’ guidelines, with more information on how to work on Kotlin libraries.

[SPONSORED] Publishing a native Swift SDK using Kotlin Multiplatform, KMMBridge and SKIE (www.powersync.com) Some customers have been requesting support for a native Swift SDK, but as a small team implementing and shipping a Swift SDK would take some time. In the KMP community, many have faced a similar challenge and have developed a host of tools and approaches we could investigate.

Getting Started with Jetpack ViewModels and DataStore in Kotlin Multiplatform (appmilla.com) This article narrates how we can get started with Jetpack ViewModels and DataStore when developing in Kotlin Multiplatform.

Getting Started with Compose Multiplatform and Koin: A Practical Guide (khubaibkhan-4.medium.com) Muhammad Khubaib Imtiaz wrote an article explaining how to use Compose Multiplatform and Koin.

Adapt Kotlin 2.0 in Android applications (marlonlom.medium.com) Marlon Lopez wrote an article to help us adapting our Android applications to Kotlin 2.0.

Mutable objects or properties? (kt.academy) One of the oldest discussions in Kotlin is if we should prefer to represent a mutable state with read-only var or a mutable val property. Marcin Moskala tries to find an answer in his new article.

Down Another Rabbit Hole (www.romainguy.dev) Romain Guy keeps exploring performance topics in Kotlin in this new article.

Everything you want to know about Functional interfaces in Kotlin (proandroiddev.com) Sandeep Kella wrote a comprehensive overview of functional interfaces in Kotlin.

Kotlin’s when with enums: else considered harmful (www.paleblueapps.com) This article explores why it’s often better to favor exhaustive when statements without else when dealing with enums.

Kotlin Power Assert (www.youtube.com) Duncan McGregor takes a look at Kotlin Power-Assert after he saw a lightning talk at the KotlinConf.

Everything you need to know about Kotlin 2.0 (www.youtube.com) Stevdza-San has summmarized the most important things you need to know about Kotlin 2.0.

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