.KT File Extension

.KT File Extension

Kotlin Source Code File

Developer JetBrains
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What is a KT file?

A KT file contains source code written in Kotlin, a statically-typed programming language developed by JetBrains. Kotlin supports both functional and object-oriented styles and is most often used to supplement or replace Java when developing business and end user applications.

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JetBrains developed Kotlin in order to alleviate some of the common issues that arise in Java development. For example, while Java is considered a verbose language, Kotlin is more concise and can reduce the number of lines of code by 40%. Kotlin is also is statically typed so that applications are less likely to produce Null Pointer Exceptions (NPEs) due to non-nullable type support.

Kotlin is 100% compatible with Java and is supported by major Java IDEs, such as Intellij IDEA, Android Studio, NetBeans, and Eclipse.

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Programs that open or reference KT files

Updated June 14, 2017

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