I promised results from last week’s mini-survey on Kotlin, and here they are!
About 20% of people have used KMP in an Apple-platform app, and about 75% still use it in a current project. Those numbers are much higher than I expected! There were plenty of negative stories in the comments, though, so it would be unwise to read too much into the pure numbers, but knowing that 75% of people who tried it still use it says something.
The final question told me that almost 70% of you were interested in the technology. I’ve subscribed to several of the blogs that people recommended, and while I can’t promise to talk about it often, don’t be surprised if you see an occasional link to a KMP article here.
Finally, many of you wished more people were writing blog posts on KMP. If you have some experience, there’s likely to be an audience for a few new blogs. Will you write one? Let me know if you start one.
Senior iOS Engineer @ Toptal – We are a product team delivering value to the end-users working closely with the business. You will be working directly on the Talent app used by thousands of Toptal freelancers. We build expertly designed native mobile apps that are polished, fast, well-tested, and a joy to use. – Remote (within European timezones)
Senior iOS Engineer @ DuckDuckGo – Our app is now downloaded more than 50M times a year, and our private search engine packaged with it has become the #2 search engine on mobile in the U.S., Canada, Australia and the Netherlands. Oh, and we've been profitable since 2014 with revenue currently exceeding $100 million a year! – Remote (Anywhere)
Mac & iOS Software Engineer @ Flexibits Inc. – We make Fantastical and Cardhop, award-winning calendar and contacts apps for Mac and iOS. We were honored to win Apple's Mac App of the Year in 2020 and we're looking to make our apps even better! Our team is a 18 person, fully-remote company spread across the US and Europe. – Remote (within US or European timezones)
Head of Apple Development @ Doist – Doists’ mission is to build the future of work. Come help us lead our Apple team and create some of the best productivity apps in the world. – Remote (within US, European, or Asia-Pacific timezones)
Senior iOS Engineer @ Sendwave – We currently have a 4.6-star rating on Trustpilot — people put their faith in us to deliver their money quickly, securely, and affordably. And we’re pretty darn proud of that. – Remote (within US or European timezones)
Mobile Full Stack Engineer @ Expensify – Join our passionate team of top-notch engineers to solve a real-world problem, and help people spend less time managing expenses and more time pursuing their real goals. – Remote (Anywhere) with some on-site work (Australia, United Kingdom, or United States in CA, MI, NY, or OR)
iOS SDK Developer @ Stream – Do you want to work on an open-source chat SDK used by hundreds of high-profile companies and startups that impact billions of users? If you are a product-minded engineer and care about software quality, apply on the link below. – Remote (within European timezones) or on-site (Netherlands)
macOS / iOS Developers @ Kagi Inc. – Orion browser is the newest macOS/iOS web browser ready take on the world! Create the future best browser on Apple devices with us. Flexible work conditions, remote work OK. Kagi Inc. がお届けする Orion ブラウザは、世界最新の macOS/iOS 用ブラウザです。私たちの目指す「Apple デバイス用の最高のブラウザ」を一緒に作りましょう。 – Remote (Anywhere)
Senior Software Engineer (iOS) @ Driver Technologies Inc. – Driver is dedicated to making life-saving driving technology available to everyone. We’re leveraging the power of computer vision and big data analysis to make collision alerts and driver assistance features available on common mobile devices. – Remote (Anywhere)
If you have an Apple silicon Mac and a few hours that need wasting. I had an enormous amount of fun playing with Diffusion Bee! 🎨