You always wanted to make your own server as an Android Kotlin developer?
Here are some small things to know to kickstart your first Ktor app.
First of all, what is Ktor.
It is a straightforward and very powerful tool to build asynchronous clients and servers apps with Kotlin and coroutines.
It's fun, like many things with Kotlin. And it's built and backed by JetBrains.
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Instead of using a custom grid with a fixed number of columns, you can use a FlowRow.
The children layouts will go on a next row if there is no more space.
It allows you to have a more flexible UI that adapts to your content.