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.

JDK 14: The new features in Java 14

Eclipse readies next enterprise Java for mid-2020

Eclipse readies next enterprise Java for mid-2020

Jakarta EE 9 will include a new namespace but no major new functionality or requirements for backward compatibility with Jakarta EE 8

Unison functional language touts immutable code

Unison functional language touts immutable code

Experimental Haskell-like language promises the ability to describe entire distributed systems with a single program

Microsoft enables native mobile development with Blazor

Microsoft enables native mobile development with Blazor

Mobile Blazor Bindings allow developers to build native Android and iOS using C#, .NET, and web programming patterns

TypeScript 3.8 unveils new syntax for type-only imports

TypeScript 3.8 unveils new syntax for type-only imports

Fixing current issues with JavaScript import syntax, the next version of TypeScript will provide more fine-grained control over imports and elisions

Amazon’s AutoGluon automates deep learning for devs

Amazon’s AutoGluon automates deep learning for devs

Amazon has launched an open source toolkit to help developers incorporate artificial intelligence in their applications

Go 1.14 focuses on runtime, compiler

Go 1.14 focuses on runtime, compiler

February release brings improvements across the board including to Windows and WebAssembly support

C takes Tiobe Index language of the year honors

C takes Tiobe Index language of the year honors

The C programming language edged out C#, Python, and Swift with the largest increase in measured popularity year over year

Rust is dropping support for 32-bit Apple systems

Rust is dropping support for 32-bit Apple systems

Forthcoming Rust 1.41.0 will be the last with full support for 32-bit MacOS and three iOS targets

Ruby 2.7 improves garbage collection, pattern matching

Ruby 2.7 improves garbage collection, pattern matching

Ruby upgrade also includes enhancements to the REPL and an experimental just-in-time compiler

What frustrates web developers? Web browsers

What frustrates web developers? Web browsers

Mozilla Developer Network survey indicates broad satisfaction with web technologies, with browser support being the main frustration

WebAssembly hasn’t grabbed JavaScript developers

WebAssembly hasn’t grabbed JavaScript developers

State of JavaScript 2019 developer survey says TypeScript, React, Express, and GraphQL are hot, Angular and WebAssembly not

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