We sit down to talk to Nikolay Igotti, who's now leading the efforts of Compose for Desktop at JetBrains. We talk about why the need for a new UI framework for Desktop, how Compose for Desktop works, and what's planned for the future. Continue reading
Jetpack Compose is the new UI toolkit from Google that is Kotlin First. It takes advantage of Kotlin's Compiler Plugin Architecture to provide a performant UI layer for Android development (albeit extensible to other platforms). We sit down with lead of the project to discuss what it is and plans around it.