Andrey Breslav

Registered user since Wed 23 Jul 2014

Name: Andrey Breslav

Bio: Andrey, the lead language designer for Kotlin, began his career at Borland, where he worked on language implementations for MDA support. After spending a few years as a college teacher, he joined JetBrains in 2010 to develop the Kotlin programming language. He represented JetBrains in the JCP expert group for JSR 335, “Project Lambda”.

Country: Russia

Affiliation: JetBrains

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Research interests: Programming Languages, IDEs


ECOOP 2017 Speaker in Speakers within the ECOOP Summer School-track
Speaker of Kotlin: the ins and outs of designing a commercial language within the ECOOP Summer School-track
ECOOP 2015 Presenter of Kotlin: Challenges in language design within the Curry On-track