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Discussion on: The funny Java vs Kotlin battle

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Ricardo Costeira

I completely agree with you. I used Java for a long time, and Kotlin was a breath of fresh air. Especially since we can't use Java 9 and above on Android. However, I had moments where I was solving a given problem in Kotlin and thought "Eh, this would've been easier/more straightforward to do in Java", and that's OK. Both languages have their pros and cons, but ultimately both are means to an end. People seem to easily forget that we could already do amazing stuff with Java, long before Kotlin even existed.

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Lemuel Ogbunude Author

Exactly. You have spoken the truth.