fonts

Using Fonts in Android

Android has supported setting custom fonts from a long time, but it has always missed out on one feature, setting fonts in xml. It has only allowed using fonts programmatically. Android team has finally resolved this pitfall in Support Library 26. Now you can use fonts in xml, just like any Read more…

kotlin

Getting Started with Kotlin – Tutorial 4 – Functions

Compared to JAVA, Kotlin has a different syntax when writing functions. Lets take a look at an example and then break down every line to understand it.

In kotlin, to define a function you have to use the fun keyword. After the keyword comes the function name and then the Read more…

kotlin

Getting Started with Kotlin – Tutorial 1 – Basic Syntax, Variables and Data Types

In the previous tutorial we saw the basic Hello World program written in Kotlin. Lets examine it more deeply.

Notice something weird? The main function is defined all by itself, its not inside a class, this is because Kotlin treats functions as first class citizens. “What does that means?” Read more…