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How the right architecture can simplify migrating to Kotlin

with Nico Krijnen

Do you want to migrate your Java codebase to Kotlin, but are you not sure where to start? And how to do that in small steps? This talk shows you how architecture patterns like hexagonal, vertical slice, and domain driven design can enable you to do just that, while at the same time increasing your code quality!


How the right architecture can simplify migrating to Kotlin


  • Kotlin: basic
  • Java: basic
  • Software engineering: intermediate


Nico Krijnen is a Cloud Solution Architect at Luminis. He helps organizations to translate available options into practical solutions for complex problems. For a big chunk of his career, he disrupted the DAM space by building an innovative file management solution called Elvis, which is being used by media organizations all over the world. Besides leading teams and giving direction, he likes to roll up his sleeves and experience first-hand how (and whether) the latest technologies work in the real world. He is never shy of making unconventional choices to achieve radical results.