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.

About

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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Kotlin Cookbook

We catch up with Ken on what he's been doing lately and discuss his new book around Kotlin recipes, called Kotlin Cookbook. We also discuss where one should draw the line when teaching concepts and how often to dive into the details. We also briefly touch up on his new book! Continue reading

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