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According to the latest Octoverse report by Github, Kotlin has seen 2.6x growth in contributions as of September 2018. It is now the official programming language for Android development besides Java and C++. Around 80% of Developers are using Kotlin to build Android apps. Developers are gravitating towards Kotlin because it’s making them happier. The better code choices you make, the better habits you build and the better programmer you become. The language is better, users are happier (ultimate goal for any developer) and so are the programmers.