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 1.5.0 stabilizes unsigned integer types

Google’s Logica language addresses SQL’s flaws

Google’s Logica language addresses SQL’s flaws

Open source logic programming language compiles to SQL and runs on Google BigQuery, with experimental support for PostgreSQL and SQLite.

Deno 1.9 previews native HTTP/2 server

Deno 1.9 previews native HTTP/2 server

Upgrade to secure JavaScript/TypeScript runtime incorporates fast Rust-based HTTP implementation and faster binding infrastructure.

Gradle 7.0 improves incremental builds, backs Java 16

Gradle 7.0 improves incremental builds, backs Java 16

New release of the build automation tool also improves support for Apple Silicon systems.

NativeScript 8.0 shines on Apple M1, Webpack

NativeScript 8.0 shines on Apple M1, Webpack

Latest release of the JavaScript framework for mobile app development also adds new CSS capabilities and plug-ins for ESLint, Apple Pay, and Google Pay.

What’s new in Microsoft .NET 6

What’s new in Microsoft .NET 6

.NET 6 Preview 2 features API and library improvements, runtime performance boosts, and early builds of MAUI, the multi-platform UI support based on Xamarin.

Google Android team embraces Rust for Android OS development

Google Android team embraces Rust for Android OS development

The Android Open Source Project has adopted the Rust programming language for use in new Android OS development, citing its memory safety advantages over C/C++.

Microsoft open sources C# standards work

Microsoft open sources C# standards work

Work on the ECMA standard for C# 6 and later versions will take place in a public working space on GitHub.

TypeScript 4.3 supports type specification for properties

TypeScript 4.3 supports type specification for properties

Now available in beta, the upgrade to Microsoft’s typed JavaScript also introduces an override keyword and improvements to template string types.

Microsoft unveils its own Java distribution

Microsoft unveils its own Java distribution

Microsoft Build of OpenJDK could set up the company to compete with Oracle in the Java distribution space.

Objective-C plummets in popularity

Objective-C plummets in popularity

Longtime staple of development for Apple platforms slides out of the top 20 in Tiobe Index of programming language popularity.

Google wins Java dispute, Oracle remains defiant

Google wins Java dispute, Oracle remains defiant

Supreme Court has ruled in a 6-2 decision that Google’s use of Java in Android represents fair use and does not infringe on Oracle patents and copyrights.

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