Adopting Kotlin and Functional Programming with Shelby Cohen

We chat with Shelby from Intuit about adoption of Kotlin on the server-side, combined with functional programming. Shelby talks about some of the challenges faced and how they learn and pace their adoption.

About Shelby Cohen

Shelby graduated from Ithaca College in Spring 2017 with a Computer Science degree. During her time at school, she founded and participated in the Women in Computing Student Organization. Shelby moved from Boston to the west coast to start her career at Intuit after graduation. She is currently a Software Engineer working on back-end services in Java and Kotlin on the quality tools team to test Intuit’s products like TurboTax, Mint, and QuickBooks.

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