Paul Krill

Editor at Large

Paul Krill is an editor at large at InfoWorld, focusing on coverage of application development (desktop and mobile) and core Web technologies such as HTML5, Java, and Flash.

Progressive web apps challenge native mobile apps

The road to Java 9: Only critical bugs getting fixed now

The road to Java 9: Only critical bugs getting fixed now

The upgrade is slated for an initial release candidate build today

Ruby’s decline in popularity may be permanent

Ruby’s decline in popularity may be permanent

Still in the top 10 of RedMonk’s language rankings, Ruby faces tough competition from Go, Rust, Swift, and Kotlin

CheerpJ converts Java apps into JavaScript for the web

CheerpJ converts Java apps into JavaScript for the web

Applications and Java libraries are converted to web applications, so there is no need for plug-ins or Java installations

JVM may get upgrade to support today’s multicore processors

JVM may get upgrade to support today’s multicore processors

A new class type would have the runtime represent the underlying data to be both far more compact and much better suited for processing in bulk operations

What’s new in Google’s Go 1.9 language

What’s new in Google’s Go 1.9 language

The next version of Google’s popular Go language will improve performance, compilation, and scaling to large code bases

Q&A: Hortonworks and IBM double down on Hadoop

Q&A: Hortonworks and IBM double down on Hadoop

New alliance brings IBM's DSX data science and machine learning toolkit to the Hortonworks Data Platform

Scala goes skinny: Ammonite tunes the heavyweight for simple tasks

Scala goes skinny: Ammonite tunes the heavyweight for simple tasks

An interactive REPL and system shell capabilities highlight the coming Version 1.0 release

How to get found in the mobile app store—in 6 steps

How to get found in the mobile app store—in 6 steps

With the volume of apps out there, it can be tough to get noticed. But if you develop and present your apps well, you’ve got a real shot

What’s new in Microsoft’s TypeScript 2.4

What’s new in Microsoft’s TypeScript 2.4

Support for dynamic import expressions is among the new features in the release candidate now available

Visual Studio Code comes to Chromebooks, Raspberry Pi

Visual Studio Code comes to Chromebooks, Raspberry Pi

Community build project packages Microsoft's open source editor for Linuxes and Chrome OS on ARM hardware

Google adds Recaptcha API to Android to block the bots

Google adds Recaptcha API to Android to block the bots

The revised method for distinguishing people from malware bots should make it easier for mobile users to prove they are human

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