UYC-1361 Functional Programming in Kotlin | Devoxx

Devoxx Poland 2019
from Monday 24 June to Wednesday 26 June 2019.

   Functional Programming in Kotlin


Programming Languages
Programming Languages
Beginner & novice level
Room 1 Wednesday from 15:50 til 16:40

There are many reasons to adopt functional style of programming. One often touted reason is that it is better for concurrency. While that's true, a more important reason is that functional style being declarative in nature reduces accidental complexity in code. In this presentation we will dive into the essence of functional programming and see how we can make use of it in Kotlin.

Kotlin   functional programming   Java  
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Venkat Subramaniam
Venkat Subramaniam
From Agile Developer, Inc.

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston. He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s.

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