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Kotlin 1.5 Coroutines: Getting Started

by Kevin Jones

Coroutines have become a core skill that is needed when building applications with Kotlin. This course will teach you the basics of coroutines, suspending functions and how to use them.

What you'll learn

Coroutines are a way of writing non-blocking asynchronous code in Kotlin. In this course, Kotlin 1.5 Coroutines: Getting Started, you’ll learn to use coroutines effectively in your applications. First, you’ll explore coroutine builders and suspending functions Next, you’ll discover structured concurrency. Finally, you’ll learn how exceptions and cancellation work with coroutines . When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of coroutines needed to build scalable, asynchronous applications.

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About the author

A long time ago in a university far, far away Kevin fell in love with programming. Initially on the university's DEC20 computer doing BASIC and Pascal and a little bit of Fortran. His first job had him writing batch PL/1 on an IBM mainframe where he also discovered the arcane delights of JCL. He soon realized the multiuser systems were not for him after discovering the delights of dBase IV on IBM PCs. From here it was all downhill as he became addicted to C and the Windows API. Just missing out ... more

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