James Ward | KotlinConf 2024, May 22–24, Copenhagen
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James Ward

James Ward

Developer Advocate @ AWS

Professional software developer since 1997, with much of that time spent helping developers build software that doesn't suck. A Typed Pure Functional Programming zealot who often compromises on his ideals to just get stuff done. Currently a Developer Advocate for AWS.

Tools & Techniques for Java to Kotlin Migrations

Large organizations including Google, Uber, and Meta have volumes of legacy Java code that'd ideally be migrated to Kotlin so their developers can be more productive and ultimately get to more reliable apps and servers. In this panel we will hear why these organizations want to migrate to Kotlin, the approaches they've taken, and the tools they've developed.