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.

Kotlin 1.8.0 beta introduces experimental functions

Informatica data science framework connects with Amazon SageMaker

Informatica data science framework connects with Amazon SageMaker

Informatica INFACore promises to simplify the creation of data pipelines for building and deploying machine learning models in Amazon SageMaker Studio.

Angular 16 to improve server-side rendering

Angular 16 to improve server-side rendering

Runtime performance and asynchronous activities also due for attention in planned upgrade to the popular web framework.

AWS Lambda kickstarts Java functions

AWS Lambda kickstarts Java functions

AWS Lambda SnapStart cuts Java startup times by initializing Java functions ahead of time and caching a snapshot of the initialized execution environment.

AWS Glue upgrades Spark engines, backs Ray framework

AWS Glue upgrades Spark engines, backs Ray framework

Serverless data integration service in the Amazon cloud also adds support for built-in Pandas APIs and the Apache Hudi, Apache Iceberg, and Delta Lake formats.

Wasmer 3.0 revamps API, memory management

Wasmer 3.0 revamps API, memory management

Server-side WebAssembly runtime also simplifies the way engines work, enables running WAPM packages from the CLI, and supports creating native executables for any platform.

ML.NET 2.0 enhances text classification

ML.NET 2.0 enhances text classification

Upgrade to Microsoft’s machine learning framework for .NET improves model building for text classification, introduces a sentence similarity API, and adds more AutoML capabilities.

JDK 20: The new features in Java 20

JDK 20: The new features in Java 20

Pattern matching for switch statements and expressions will be previewed for a fourth time in the next version of standard Java, due in March 2023.

Swift language plans for 2023 emphasize concurrency and generics

Swift language plans for 2023 emphasize concurrency and generics

Builders of the Apple-developed Swift language intend to also move the language forward in C++ interoperability and add a Swift parser.

Angular 15 arrives with standalone APIs

Angular 15 arrives with standalone APIs

The new standalone APIs, now graduated from developer preview, allow Angular developers to build applications without using NgModules.

TypeScript 4.9 intros operator for finding coding mistakes

TypeScript 4.9 intros operator for finding coding mistakes

New ‘satisfies’ operator validates that the type of an expression matches some type, catching many possible errors.

Deno stabilizes NPM compatibility

Deno stabilizes NPM compatibility

With Deno 1.28, developers now can import more than 1.3 million NPM modules, as well as run NPM scripts and CLIs and execute NPM packages with subcommands.

Load More