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St. Petersburg has recently hosted the first PyLadies meetup in the CIS countries. PyLadies is a community of women Python developers with chapters in 76 cities all around the world. The group’s mission is to help more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community, as well as create a platform for sharing knowledge and establishing useful connections. ITMO.NEWS publishes the highlights of the meeting.
The Kotlin programming language, developed by St. Petersburg company JetBrains, has become an official development language for Android, which was announced at Google’s recent I/O 17 Conference. Kotlin’s team is led by ITMO University alumnus Andrey Breslav. ITMO.NEWS asked the experts: why did the IT giant love Kotlin so much that they picked it out of the great number of other “young” languages? And why and how are new programming languages made?