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  • Provide financial support to Kotlin ecosystem projects.
  • Control incompatible changes to the language.
  • Preserve the Kotlin trademarks.

Kotlin now

  • 710k
    Active developers use
    Kotlin every month.
  • 1.2M
    GitHub repositories currently use Kotlin as a primary language.
  • 32
    Of the top 100 universities in the THE Rankings 2023 are teaching Kotlin.

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February 02, 2024

The Kotlin Foundation Annual Report 2023

We have published our 2023 Annual Report, detailing this year's activities and plans for the Kotlin ecosystem. The report outlines several key initiatives, including the Grants Program, our participation in Google Summer of Code, and the Kotlin Multiplatform Student Contest. These programs haveRead more

January 09, 2024

Google Summer of Code 2023 – Enhancing kotlinx-benchmark's API and User Experience

The Kotlin Foundation sponsored four projects for the Google Summer of Code 2023, and we are excited to announce the completion of a project to enhance the kotlinx-benchmark library! JetBrains, a Kotlin Foundation member, provided mentoring support for this project. The contributor to this projectRead more

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