About the Authors

Irina Galata is an author of this book. She is a software engineer in Linz, Austria, working at Runtastic. She passionate about programming and exploring new technologies. You can follow her on twitter @igalata13.

Márton Braun is an author of this book. He is a Kotlin enthusiast since the 1.0 of the language, and an aspiring writer, speaker, and educator. He’s an Android engineer and teaches Kotlin in his own university course. Creator of the RainbowCake, Krate, and requireKTX libraries. One of the top contributors under the Kotlin tag on StackOverflow. You can find him on Twitter @zsmb13.

About the Editors

Massimo Carli is the final pass editor of this book. Massimo has been working with Java since 1995 when he co-founded the first Italian magazine about this technology http://www.mokabyte.it. After many years creating Java desktop and enterprise application, he started to work in the mobile world. In 2001 he wrote his first book about J2ME. After many J2ME and Blackberry applications, Massimo then started to work with Android in 2008. The same year he wrote the first Italian book about Android, a best seller on Amazon.it. That was the first of a series of 10 books about Android and Kotlin. Massimo worked at Yahoo and Facebook and he’s actually Senior Mobile Engineer at Spotify. He’s a musical theatre lover and a supporter of the soccer team S.P.A.L.

About the Artist

Vicki Wenderlich is the designer and artist of the cover of this book. She is Ray’s wife and business partner. She is a digital artist who creates illustrations, game art and a lot of other art or design work for the tutorials and books on raywenderlich.com. When she’s not making art, she loves hiking, a good glass of wine and attempting to create the perfect cheese plate.

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