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Koin celebrates 8000 stars on GitHub

Koin reached 8k #Github stars thanks to the support & collaboration of Kotlin & open-source communities🙏
Koin celebrates 8000 stars on GitHub

For us, this is a  momentous milestone. When Arnaud started this journey 6 years ago he never imagined it growing so much. This achievement is a testament to the dedication and support of the developer and open source communities worldwide. We extend our heartfelt thanks to each and every contributor who has made this achievement possible.

It all started in 2017  ago when Arnaud saw that there was a need for a simpler and more lightweight Dependency Injection framework for Kotlin developers. He wanted to make DI more accessible without requiring extensive configuration or boilerplate code. Koin has since grown in popularity and is now used by many Kotlin developers as an alternative to more complex DI frameworks.

With the collaboration & support of the open source community, Koin continues to grow from strength to strength. Thank you 🙏

Advantages of using Koin

So why do Kotlin developers love Koin?

Koin massively simplifies dependency injection by:

🎸Providing a straightforward, easy-to-use API that leverages Kotlin 's language features, such as type inference and lambda expressions. This makes it easier and faster for you to write and maintain code that uses dependency injection.

🎸Making it easy to define and organize dependencies in a clear and concise way using a DSL (domain-specific language) for module definition. This helps to reduce complexity and makes it easier for you to understand the structure of your codebase.

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🎸Allowing for flexible dependency injection by supporting different scopes, such as singleton or prototype, and constructor or property injection. This makes it easier for you to control the lifecycle of objects and choose the best injection approach for your specific use case.

And.and.and.Koin is super lightweight and has a minimal runtime overhead, making it easy to integrate into existing projects and reducing the risk of performance issues or bugs.

Koin also provides easy integration with other Kotlin frameworks and libraries, such as  Android Jetpack libraries, Jetpack Compose & you guessed it, Kotlin Multiplatform, which helps to further simplify and streamline the development process.