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.

Azure Databricks previews parallelized Photon query engine

JDK 16: What’s coming in Java 16

JDK 16: What’s coming in Java 16

Due March 2021, the next Java upgrade targets a new metaspace memory allocator, support for C++ 14 language features in JDK source code, and a vector API

Apple’s Swift language comes to Windows

Apple’s Swift language comes to Windows

More work remains to be done in the porting effort, but Windows support is now good enough for early adopters to get started

Report: Developers have been more productive during Covid-19

Report: Developers have been more productive during Covid-19

A survey of hundreds of developers across 26 countries suggests that software developers are more productive working remotely

TypeScript 4.1 beta brings template literal types

TypeScript 4.1 beta brings template literal types

The template literal type has the same syntax as template literal strings in JavaScript except it is used in type positions

Vue 3.0 arrives, now in TypeScript

Vue 3.0 arrives, now in TypeScript

Major upgrade brings improvements in initial render speed, update speed, memory usage, and bundle size

GitHub CLI reaches 1.0 status

GitHub CLI reaches 1.0 status

Command line tool allows users to run their GitHub workflow from the terminal in Windows, Linux, or macOS

What’s new in Microsoft .NET 5

What’s new in Microsoft .NET 5

Aimed at unifying the .NET platform, .NET 5 brings improvements to RyuJIT code quality, garbage collection, and JSON serialization, for starters

Microsoft open-sources fuzzing test framework

Microsoft open-sources fuzzing test framework

OneFuzz enables continuous developer-driven fuzz testing to identify weaknesses in software prior to release

What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.49

What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.49

Microsoft updates Visual Studio Code monthly. Keep track of the latest new features and improvements in this changelog

Microsoft Visual Studio beefs up support for C language

Microsoft Visual Studio beefs up support for C language

C11 and C17 become supported C language versions starting with Visual Studio 2019 16.8 Preview 3

Deno upgrade adds WebSocket API

Deno upgrade adds WebSocket API

Deno 1.4 also brings stricter type checks, integrated test coverage, and automatic restarts

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