kscript with Holger Brandl

We discuss scripting with Kotlin, its uses, its shortcomings and how the Open Source project kscript enhances on what Kotlin provides out of the box.

About Holger Brandl

Holger Brandl works as a data scientist at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (Dresden, Germany). He holds a Ph.D. degree in machine learning, and has developed new concepts in the field of computational linguistics. More recently he has co-authored publications in high-ranking journals such as Nature and Science. He is a main developer of the R Language Integration for Intellij IDEA, which is increasingly written in Kotlin, and has published several Kotlin artifacts for bioinformatics, high-performance computing and data mining.

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