Getting started with Android and Kotlin

Android and Kotlin

At the Google I/O 2017 Google announced that the programming language Kotlin is now officially supported for Android app development using Android Studio.

Installing the Android Studio 3.0 and Kotlin Plugin

  • We must download and install Android Studio 3.0 at (current version is 3.0.1)
  • Checking Kotlin plugin installed by selecting File > Settings


Easy program

package com.example.admin.myfirstkotlinapp


import android.os.Bundle


class MainActivity : AppCompatActivity() {

override fun onCreate(savedInstanceState: Bundle?) {



message.text = "Hello My Kotlin App in Android Studio 3.0"

} }