Course Number: MBL-234

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Kotlin for JavaScript Training Overview

This private, online Kotlin for JavaScript training teaches attendees how to how to use Kotlin to leverage JavaScript libraries and frameworks as well as Kotlin multi-platform libraries. In addition, participants learn how to write Kotlin wrappers around existing JavaScript code as well as auto-generate library wrappers from TypeScript type definition files. 

Location and Pricing

This course is taught as a private, live online class for teams of 3 or more. All our courses are hands-on, instructor-led, and tailored to fit your group’s goals and needs. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for online corporate training, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Understand where Kotlin/JS fits in the ecosystem
  • Use Kotlin to create front-end apps via React
  • Simultaneously leverage JavaScript (NPM) and Kotlin libraries
  • Interoperate with native JavaScript
  • Write Kotlin wrappers

Prerequisites

All attendees must already be comfortable with both Kotlin and React development. If your team is not up to speed on these technologies, Accelebrate's Kotlin and React courses can be incorporated to create a customized Kotin with JavaScript course.

Outline

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Introduction to Kotlin for JavaScript
  • Expanding Kotlin beyond the JVM
  • Differentiating the Legacy Compiler vs IR Backend
  • Supported platform templates in IntelliJ
  • JVM functionality not available in Kotlin/JS
  • Deconstructing a simple Kotlin/JS project
Interoperating with JavaScript
  • Working with the provided platform libraries
  • Interacting with the DOM and Browser APIs
  • Consuming Promise based APIs from Kotlin
  • Writing JavaScript module wrappers manually
  • Understanding the external keyword
  • Using the Any and dynamic types
  • The limitations of Kotlin wrapping JavaScript types
  • Auto-generating wrappers using dukat
React in Kotlin/JS
  • Examining the React DOM DSL
  • Attaching standard and custom attributes to elements
  • Writing class and functional components
  • Naming components for debugging
  • Use React Hooks and write custom hooks
  • Using delegation patterns for state
  • Writing DSL extensions
  • Understanding RProps for React props
  • The difference in functional components and extensions
Going Deeper with Kotlin/JS
  • Leveraging coroutines for simpler code
  • Understanding as and unsafeCast
  • When to apply jsObject
  • When to apply json
  • Writing inline JavaScript with js
  • Customizing Webpack
  • Testing Kotlin/JS code
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Course outline and materials are copyrighted and owned by Instil Software.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows or Mac minimum 8 GB RAM
  • Android Studio installed
  • Provided lab files from Accelebrate


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