The planned next launch of the JetBrains-sponsored Kotlin language, model 1.four, has achieved its last milestone preview phase, with a alter to the common library to better choose edge of Java modularity.
With the M3 update, common library artifacts now contain module-data descriptors, derived from Java 9’s module program. Kotlin runs on the JVM. The Kotlin 1.four launch adds
module-data.java module data to default common library artifacts, so developers can use modules conveniently with the
jlink software, for building a custom made Java runtime picture that contains platform modules demanded for an software.