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.

OpenJDK proposal: Dump Mercurial for Git

OpenJDK proposal: Dump Mercurial for Git

Proposal would migrate single-repo OpenJDK projects from Mercurial to Git for smaller repo sizes and superior tooling

Microsoft open sources quantum computing SDK

Microsoft open sources quantum computing SDK

The Quantum Development Kit includes the Q# programming language, samples, and tutorials

Anaxi ties together GitHub, Bitbucket, Jira

Anaxi ties together GitHub, Bitbucket, Jira

Anaxi offers unified, personalized views across GitHub, Bitbucket, and Jira via web, desktop, and mobile clients

Facebook JavaScript engine boosts React Native on Android

Facebook JavaScript engine boosts React Native on Android

Open-source Hermes JavaScript engine could be used to improve performance of all JavaScript-based mobile applications

Golang 1.13 adds number literal prefixes

Golang 1.13 adds number literal prefixes

Go language extensions should make it easier for programmers to move between Go and other C-family languages

Visual Studio Code: Stepping on Visual Studio’s toes?

Visual Studio Code: Stepping on Visual Studio’s toes?

Microsoft’s increasingly capable open-source code editor is casting a shadow over its signature IDE

ECMAScript roadmap: New JavaScript features for 2019

ECMAScript roadmap: New JavaScript features for 2019

The committee overseeing ECMAScript has approved the specification for the next edition of JavaScript

MacOS targeted for new Java graphics pipeline

MacOS targeted for new Java graphics pipeline

The Lanai Project would use Apple’s Metal graphics APIs instead of the deprecated OpenGL

A plan to bring Java to iOS

A plan to bring Java to iOS

OpenJDK Mobile would use ahead-of-time compilation to create Apple-approved executables that run without the JVM

What’s new in Angular: Angular 8.1 is here

What’s new in Angular: Angular 8.1 is here

The popular JavaScript framework for desktop and mobile apps produces better code and enhances its router capabilities

What’s new in Rust 1.36

What’s new in Rust 1.36

Rust was designed to make it easy to develop fast and safe system-level software; here’s what’s new

Find Visual Studio tips on Twitter at #vstip

Find Visual Studio tips on Twitter at #vstip

Microsoft is sharing Visual Studio tips and tricks on Twitter and wants users to share theirs

Sucrase rivals Babel JavaScript compiler for development use

Sucrase rivals Babel JavaScript compiler for development use

Not recommended for production, Sucrase trades the scope and flexibility of Babel for faster builds during development

Oracle Java updates have become easier to ignore

Oracle Java updates have become easier to ignore

If the five new features in the new JDK don’t excite you, just remember the next JDK is only six months away

WebKit upgrade improves memory usage

WebKit upgrade improves memory usage

The new bytecode format for WebKit’s JavaScriptCore browser engine is more compact and can be cached to disk

Ruby language upgrade improves garbage collection, pattern matching

Ruby language upgrade improves garbage collection, pattern matching

Preview release of Ruby 2.7 also includes enhancements to the REPL and an experimental just-in-time compiler

Google App Engine adds Java 11 runtime

Google App Engine adds Java 11 runtime

Beta release gives developers access to the latest long-term support version of Java on the Google PaaS

Survey reveals most-used CSS features and tools

Survey reveals most-used CSS features and tools

State of CSS 2019 report details which CSS features and tools developers use, which they don’t use, and which they prefer

Transposit aims to make API apps easier to build

Transposit aims to make API apps easier to build

Cloud-based serverless platform allows developers to build applications on top of APIs using JavaScript and SQL

Scala 2.13 overhauls collections, improves the standard library

Scala 2.13 overhauls collections, improves the standard library

The functional and object-oriented language with JVM and JavaScript runtimes gains performance, safety, and simplicity improvements

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