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re: Kotlin is NOT a syntactic sugar for Java. Kotlin is a complete, functional, object-oriented, type-inferred, modern programming language that can ...

But without knowing Java core, you can't understand Android SDK source code, even more, you can't know how to use some method and how they work from Java standard API without knowing Java CORE. Kotlin stdlib is just a set of extension methods over Java methods.

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