Why are Java server-side developers not adopting Kotlin?

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“We don’t have time to learn a new language.”

“Java is getting better with each release.”

“We are happy as Java developers.”

“Kotlin is a hyped language with an unknown future.”

“I’m using Eclipse and don’t want to switch to IntelliJ.”

“Kotlin developers are too expensive and hard to come by.”

“Kotlin is too complicated.”

“It’s confusing having two languages in one codebase.”

“We are more comfortable in Java.”

“I don’t see what advantages Kotlin would bring.”

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