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.

Container-friendly Alpine Linux may get Java port

NPM or Yarn? Node.js devs pick their package manager

NPM or Yarn? Node.js devs pick their package manager

Facebook's open source JavaScript package manager is gathering steam, but don't count out NPM

Node.js 7.6.0 tackles asynchronous operations

Node.js 7.6.0 tackles asynchronous operations

The upgrade is experimental, so enterprises are advised to hold off on upgrading and wait for Node.js 8, due in April

New JavaScript library invites coders to play with Canvas

New JavaScript library invites coders to play with Canvas

The Sandpit library uses the canvas 2D element for creative coding

Visual Studio’s cloud IDE gets smarter about builds

Visual Studio’s cloud IDE gets smarter about builds

Microsoft Teams Services adds GitHub integration and easier pull requests

Google Go 1.8 steps up compilation, garbage collection

Google Go 1.8 steps up compilation, garbage collection

Expect performance improvements for the compiler and shorter garbage collection for Go 1.8

Oracle preps developers for Java 9 upgrade

Oracle preps developers for Java 9 upgrade

Oracle has released a guide to help developers move from Java 8 to Java 9

Q&A: Oracle's future lies in cloud, APIs, and microservices

Q&A: Oracle's future lies in cloud, APIs, and microservices

In addition to its Java work, the company is moving forward with cloud deployments, but will keep accommodating behind-the-firewall installations

Heroku: PaaS is the future of development tools

Heroku: PaaS is the future of development tools

Heroku CEO Adam Gross highlights the integral role of PaaS for companies ramping up customer-facing apps

Seastar C++ framework looks to simplify coding

Seastar C++ framework looks to simplify coding

Concepts capability that simplifies design will be featured in the next version of the event-driven framework

NativeScript 3.0 lines up release with Angular 4

NativeScript 3.0 lines up release with Angular 4

Meanwhile, the framework for building native iOS and Android apps in JavaScript has improved debugging and Angular performance

Java, C, C++ face growing competition in popularity

Java, C, C++ face growing competition in popularity

The three languages are still tops in Tiobe's popularity index, albeit with sinking ratings

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