Kotlin - installation

There are following steps you can install Kotlin offline in local system.

Step 1 Java 8 installation.

Kotlin runs on Java virtual machine, First to use JDK 8 for your local Kotlin development. You can download oracle and install JDK 8 or an above version. You need have to set the environment variable for JAVA such that it can work properly. To verify your installation in Windows operating system.

Step 2 IDE installation.

Integrated development environment available over the internet.

You can downlowd following IDE:

  • NetBeans
  • Eclipse
  • Intellij
    • Step 3 Configuring Eclipse.

      Open Eclipse and go to Eclipse Market Place . You will find the following screen.

      Eclipse Market Place eclipse_market_place

      Search for Kotlin in the search box and install the same in your local system. It might take some time depending on the internet speed. You may have to restart your Eclipse, once it is successfully installed.

      Step 4 Kotlin Project.

      Go to File New Others and select Kotlin project from the list.
      fun main(args: Array) {
         println("Hello, World! Welookups")
      Run it as a Kotlin application and see the output in the console as shown in the following screenshot.
      Hello, World! Welookups