Groovy and Kotlin Interop at Rocket Travel

We chat with Tyler and Nate about the adoption of Kotlin and what is mostly a Groovy shop and how they've gradually moved towards Kotlin while being able to interop with Groovy and Grails.

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Nate is a Chicago-based engineer who works in Kotlin and Groovy on a service that supplies hotel inventory to all Rocketmiles products. He uses Kotlin in combination with Grails, Apache Spark, Dropwizard, and Spring Framework. Tyler is a Backend engineer at Rocketmiles, specializing in Identity and Access Management systems, as well as integrating with the loyalty programs that Rocket partners with. He's also a remote work advocate, currently working out of Upstate New York

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Dependency Injection with Koin

We chat with Arnaud about Koin, a new dependency injection framework written from the ground up in Kotlin. We discuss the why, the how and whether in this day and age it makes sense to even have dependency injections frameworks. Spoiler...it does. Continue reading