Kotlin on the Server Side

Leverage the expertise of our dedicated Kotlin developers to deliver custom backend systems and APIs that address your business needs.


Kotlin emerged as the go-to choice for server-side development, with its successful adoption by early-stage innovators and Fortune 500 leaders signaling a modern approach to building large-scale systems.

  • Infrasctructure
  • Fintech
  • Travel
  • Food Delivery

Why Kotlin? The Benefits of Choosing Kotlin on the Server-Side

Put Kotlin's unique capabilities to work for a competitive edge in building highly efficient and scalable services.

  • Time-to-Market

    Kotlin's concise and expressive syntax allows for quicker development cycles, enabling businesses to launch their products faster. This speed doesn't sacrifice reliability or performance, making Kotlin an excellent choice for startups and enterprises looking to quickly iterate and deploy.
  • Cost Efficiency

    The interoperable nature of Kotlin with Java opens the door to cost-effective modernization. Businesses can maintain their JVM foundation while leveraging Kotlin to enhance their tech stacks without the financial strain typically associated with such transitions.
  • Scalability

    Kotlin's support for coroutines and its efficient use of resources make it a highly scalable option for server-side applications. This is beneficial for products that anticipate growing user bases and need to handle large amounts of data, enabling businesses to scale effortlessly as they expand.
  • Maintainability

    Kotlin encourages clean code practices and offers language features that make the code more readable and maintainable. This significantly reduces the technical debt and makes it easier for development teams to add new features, fix bugs, or adapt the product to changing business needs.

Latest examples of YND projects using Kotlin server side

  • Fintech

    Reconciliation Engine

    Kotlin support for coroutines ensures efficient, scalable data reconciliation. Integration with existing Java libraries is seamless, accelerating the development process.

  • E-Commerce

    Indexing Service

    Kotlin's asynchronous capabilities allow for handling gigabytes of big data efficiently, shortening the indexing time from days to hours, enabling quicker system updates and feature extensions.

Interested? Schedule a free, 30 minute consultation with: Andrew Pankowski, our Head of Engineering.

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Advantages for Backend Development

  • Interoperability with Java language

    One of the most compelling reasons to choose Kotlin is its seamless interoperability with Java. This allows developers to leverage existing Java libraries and frameworks while enjoying Kotlin’s modern language features, leading to a smooth transition and improved productivity.
  • Strong Type System Based

    Kotlin’s type system is designed to eliminate common programming errors such as null pointer exceptions. Its strong, static type system enhances code quality and robustness, ensuring that your backend services are reliable and maintainable.
  • Asynchronous Programming

    Kotlin’s support for coroutines simplifies asynchronous programming, making it easier to write scalable and responsive backend applications. Coroutines allow for non-blocking code execution, enabling high-performance systems that can handle a large number of simultaneous connections.
  • Expressive and Concise Syntax

    Kotlin’s syntax is both expressive and concise, allowing developers to write clean and understandable code with fewer lines. This results in quicker development cycles and easier maintenance, which is crucial for the long-term success of any server-side project.
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That's what other teams ask about

  • How seamless is the integration of Kotlin with our existing Java codebase in the existing project?
  • What are the steps involved in migrating our code from Java to Kotlin in the specific project setup?
  • Are there any performance implications when using Kotlin on the server side, compared to the current setup?
  • What is the learning curve for our development team to become proficient in Kotlin on the backend?
  • What benefits Kotlin advanced concurrency features could bring to our specific server-side application?
  • What libraries and frameworks to solve our specific problems are available in Kotlin server-side?
  • Are there any security concerns or vulnerabilities that we should be aware of when using Kotlin in our project?
  • How do we best integrate Kotlin with our existing DevOps pipeline and deployment processes?