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 Java.

Scala 3 ushers in ‘complete overhaul’ of the language

Angular 12 arrives with pile of improvements

Angular 12 arrives with pile of improvements

Upgrade of Google’s TypeScript-based web framework brings enhancements to performance, the compiler, form validation, the language service, and much more.

Deno 1.10 overhauls test runner

Deno 1.10 overhauls test runner

Latest version of the JavaScript and TypeScript runtime introduces the ability to run test modules in isolation, along with other testing improvements.

JDK 17: The new features in Java 17

JDK 17: The new features in Java 17

A new rendering pipeline for MacOS and a uniform API for pseudo random number generators are planned for the Java long-term support release due in September.

Babel project is running out of money

Babel project is running out of money

The core team behind the open source JavaScript compiler seek corporate sponsors to fund the continued development of the project.

What’s new in Rust 1.52

What’s new in Rust 1.52

Rust was designed to make it easy to develop fast and safe system-level software. Here’s what’s new.

Kotlin 1.5.0 arrives with JVM records, sealed interfaces

Kotlin 1.5.0 arrives with JVM records, sealed interfaces

Kotlin upgrade also stabilizes the JVM IR compiler and APIs for unsigned integer types and their functions.

Visual Studio Code 1.56 improves hover feedback, debugging

Visual Studio Code 1.56 improves hover feedback, debugging

April 2021 release of Microsoft’s open source code editor also improves Docker support for remote development scenarios.

Instagram open sources high-performance Python fork

Instagram open sources high-performance Python fork

By making the Cinder project publicly available, the company wants to open conversation about upstreaming its performance optimizations to standard Python.

Microsoft fleshes out Power Apps

Microsoft fleshes out Power Apps

Cloud-hosted low-code development platform adds custom pages, organization-wide app sharing, and an app designer for building model-driven apps from tables, charts, forms, and other components.

JetBrains previews Jetpack Compose for Web

JetBrains previews Jetpack Compose for Web

Jetpack Compose for Web brings Google’s toolkit for building reactive user interfaces with Kotlin to the web browser.

Next.js taps Webpack 5 for faster builds

Next.js taps Webpack 5 for faster builds

Next.js 10.2 expands the use of Webpack 5 to improve disk caching, fast refresh, and tree shaking. Upgrade also improves startup performance.

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