Dagger 2

Kotlin with dagger-android basic setup

Since dagger-android is fairly new, every article on the Internet shows the “old” way of incorporating Dagger 2 into your Kotlin app, which involves writing some amounts of boilerplate code (well, so does any app using dagger, but at least with the addition of dagger-android you can try to cut it down a bit). While for seasoned veterans it may be simple, I thought that, especially for less experienced developers, a fully working example could be useful. This is an example of the most basic setup using dagger-android in Kotlin. Update (2018-02-24): When this guide was first written it was using 2.11-rc2 version of dagger. Dagger extensions for Android have evolved since and now it’s even easier to set things up. Below you can find the updated guide using version 2.12.
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