Kotlin 1.1.3 EAP


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We’re happy to announce the EAP for Kotlin 1.1.3. The final release is going to happen in the first half of June.
What’s new

  • Rainbow highlighting for local variables and parameters
  • Inline hints for parameter names (enabled by default) and inferred types (disabled by default, can be enabled in Settings | Editor | General | Appearance | Show parameter name hints | Configure…)
  • Performance and memory usage improvements in the compiler and IDE plugin
  • Improvements in the performance of generated bytecode
  • Lots of bugs are fixed in the compiler and IDE

Full changelog

How to get EAP build

For IntelliJ IDEA:

You can configure Early Access Preview channel in Tools → Kotlin → Configure Kotlin Plugin Updates. Change the update channel to “Early Access Preview 1.1.x” and press Check for updates now.

For Gradle or Maven:

Add https://dl.bintray.com/kotlin/kotlin-eap-1.1 to your repositories.
Change the version of Kotlin dependencies (compiler and stdlib) to 1.1.3-eap-34

Please do provide feedback and report any issues to our issue tracker (please specify your plugin version and IDE version).


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Any plans to publish the EAP plugins through Gradle plugin repo (https://plugins.gradle.org/plugin/org.jetbrains.kotlin.jvm) or is that specific for release versions ??


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EAP build 1.1.3-eap-68 is now available. Includes stability improvements and bug fixes.