Garima Jain

Garima Jain, Google Developer Expert - Android, also known as @ragdroid works as a Principal Android Engineer at GoDaddy Studio. She is an international speaker and an active technical blogger. She enjoys interacting with other people from the community and sharing her thoughts with them. In her leisure time, she loves watching television shows, playing TT, and basketball. Due to her love for fiction and coding, she loves to mix technology with fiction to present her ideas and experiments with others.

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Common Kotlin Coroutines use-cases

The most important coroutines use-cases, both for backend and for Android.

SharedFlow and StateFlow

Known as a replacement for Subject, LiveData, and many more. SharedFlow and StateFlow are powerful coroutines classes, every Kotlin developer should know.

Flattening flow: flatMapConcat, flatMapMerge and flatMapLatest

Let's learn how can we flatMap flow with flatMapConcat, flatMapMerge, and flatMapLatest.

Collecting values on flow: fold and scan

Let's learn how can we accumulate flow values with fold and scan.

Combining flows: merge, zip, and combine

Let's learn how can we transform two flows into one, with merge, zip, and combine.

Flow lifecycle operations

Let's learn about lifecycle operations, controlling context, and handling exceptions in flow.

Flow building

Every flow needs to start somewhere, so let's explore all the different flow builders.

Exception handling in Kotlin Coroutines

Everything you need to know about the exception handling mechanism in Kotlin Coroutines.

Cancellation in Kotlin Coroutines

Everything you need to know about the cancellation mechanism in Kotlin Coroutines.

Coroutines built-in support vs library

What the difference is between the coroutine functionalities build into language, and those distributed as a library.

Coroutines under the hood

A deep dive into how suspension and continuations work under the hood.

What is CoroutineContext and how does it work?

A deep explanation of the coroutine context - the powerful data holder for coroutines.

Coroutine builders

How do we start coroutines, what is structured concurrency and how does it work?

Why using Kotlin Coroutines?

The explanation of why coroutines stand out and offer us what hasn't been offered by other technologies.

How does suspension work in Kotlin coroutines?

A deep explanation of how suspension works in Kotlin Coroutines.

Kotlin Coroutines dispatchers

Where we should use each dispatcher from the Kotlin Coroutines library.