Programming in Kotlin: Fundamentals

Aug 9 2022 · Kotlin 1.6, Android 12, IntelliJ IDEA CE 2022.1.3

Part 1: Use Data Types & Operations

03. Explore Kotlin Language Basics

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If you built the bullseye game in your first koltin android app course, then you鈥檙e already familiar with some kotlin syntax and concepts. This episode will serve a basic introduction to explore the kotlin language if you鈥檙e new to kotlin. And a refresher if you watched the first kotlin android app course.

var age: Int = 32
val name: String = "Ayo"
println(name)
val lastName = "Balogun"
val weight = 80.1
println("$name is a musician")
age += 1
println(age)
age += 1
println(age)
println("$name $lastName is $age years old, and weighs $weight kg")
val fullName = "$lastName, $name"

println(fullName)
val ageAsString = age.toString()
println(ageAsString)

val ageFromString = "35".toInt()
println(ageFromString)

val nameLength = fullName.length
println(nameLength)
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* You can reference things here, like the [main] function.
* You can reference parameters, like the [arguments].
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* */
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