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.

Electron framework adds encryption API

What’s new in Angular 13

What’s new in Angular 13

The development of the next major version of the TypeScript-based web framework is underway.

Deis Labs unveils Hippo PaaS for WebAssembly

Deis Labs unveils Hippo PaaS for WebAssembly

Hippo taps WebAssembly and cloud-native tools to make it easier to build and run fast, portable, and secure web applications.

Swift 5.5 introduces async/await, structured concurrency, and actors

Swift 5.5 introduces async/await, structured concurrency, and actors

‘Massive’ upgrade to the Apple-developed programming language also brings new package management capabilities.

Ruby on Rails 7 overhauls JavaScript support

Ruby on Rails 7 overhauls JavaScript support

Alpha release of Rails 7 tosses Webpacker in favor of a Node-less approach to JavaScript bundling.

What to expect in Java 18

What to expect in Java 18

Due in March 2022, Java 18 has drawn proposals to incubate the vector API, preview record patterns and array patterns, and adopt UTF-8 as the default character set.

Deno 1.14 extends Web Crypto API

Deno 1.14 extends Web Crypto API

Latest update to the Node.js rival also stabilizes the WebSocket API, introduces file locking APIs, and updates the Deno extension for Visual Studio Code.

What’s new in Microsoft .NET 6

What’s new in Microsoft .NET 6

The next generation of Microsoft’s software development platform, uniting the .NET Framework and .NET Core, is now available as a release candidate.

Visual Studio 2022 Preview 4 shines on developer productivity

Visual Studio 2022 Preview 4 shines on developer productivity

Search and IntelliSense performance, hot reload, and debugging get attention in the planned 64-bit upgrade to Microsoft’s flagship IDE.

Eclipse’s Jakarta EE gains momentum

Eclipse’s Jakarta EE gains momentum

Developer survey by the open source foundation finds nearly half of respondents will migrate to Jakarta within two years.

JDK 17: The new features in Java 17

JDK 17: The new features in Java 17

The latest long-term support release of standard Java features always-strict floating point semantics, a foreign function and memory API, a uniform API for pseudo random number generators, and much more.

Python slithers toward top of language popularity index

Python slithers toward top of language popularity index

The Python programming language closes in on leader C in the September Tiobe rankings.

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