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 HTML5 and Java.

Google: Use Kotlin for new Android apps

Google: Use Kotlin for new Android apps

At the Google I/O conference, Google announced that Android development will become increasingly ‘Kotlin-first’

Java proposal addresses scarcity of keywords for new features

Java proposal addresses scarcity of keywords for new features

JDK enhancement proposal embraces hyphenated keywords for the sake of compatibility and readability

Microsoft Fluid Framework rethinks collaborative web apps

Microsoft Fluid Framework rethinks collaborative web apps

Forthcoming web app development framework combines componentized document model and intelligent agents

Oracle: Eclipse can’t use Java EE trademarks

Oracle: Eclipse can’t use Java EE trademarks

But Oracle ‘remains committed’ to working with the Jakarta EE working group and Jakarta EE specification process

Microsoft smartens up Azure Cognitive Services

Microsoft smartens up Azure Cognitive Services

Decision services based on reinforcement learning and other machine learning enhancements are coming to the Azure cloud

Docker Enterprise 3.0 integrates secure Kubernetes stack

Docker Enterprise 3.0 integrates secure Kubernetes stack

Docker Enterprise 3.0 arrives in beta with locked-down Kubernetes and single-package deployment for multi-container apps

JDK proposal takes aim at verbose Java syntax

JDK proposal takes aim at verbose Java syntax

Records and sealed types would provide more compact syntax for declaring classes and a way to restrict subclasses, respectively

What’s new in Angular: Angular 8 release candidate is here

What’s new in Angular: Angular 8 release candidate is here

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

Rust language project addresses loose ends

Rust language project addresses loose ends

2019 Rust project roadmap promises better governance, a more polished language spec, and the completion of longstanding requests

Nornir offers Python-based network-management automation

Nornir offers Python-based network-management automation

The alternative to Ansible promises less work for automation developers

What’s new in Microsoft .Net Framework 4.8

What’s new in Microsoft .Net Framework 4.8

The latest release of Microsoft’s application development framework for Windows brings new features and security improvements

What’s new in the Node.js 12 JavaScript runtime

What’s new in the Node.js 12 JavaScript runtime

Node.js 12 Long-Term Service release arrives with faster startup and an improved default heap limit based on available memory

Eclipse proposes Kubernetes development tools

Eclipse proposes Kubernetes development tools

The Eclipse Tempest project would bring tools for building Kubernetes applications to multiple IDEs and languages

Microsoft aims for simplicity with Bosque programming language

Microsoft aims for simplicity with Bosque programming language

The new, open-source programming language is designed for writing code that is simple and obvious for both humans and machines

Red Hat to maintain OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11

Red Hat to maintain OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11

Red Hat will be providing bug fixes and security patches for the two older releases of the Java Development Kit, taking over from Oracle

Mozilla brings Python data science to the browser

Mozilla brings Python data science to the browser

Pyodide project uses Emscripten and WebAssembly to run Python and its data science libraries in any major browser

Google Cloud Code gives Kubernetes development a boost

Google Cloud Code gives Kubernetes development a boost

Pre-release plug-ins for Visual Studio Code and IntelliJ promise to speed up the build, deploy, and debug cycle for cloud-native apps

Eirini project brings Kubernetes to Cloud Foundry

Eirini project brings Kubernetes to Cloud Foundry

EIrini allows Cloud Foundry users to chooses between the Diego scheduler and Kubernetes as the container orchestrator

What’s new in Rust 1.34

What’s new in Rust 1.34

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

Google releases Anthos for cloud management

Google releases Anthos for cloud management

The renamed Google Cloud Services Platform uses Kubernetes to build and manage hybrid applications for on-premises or the cloud

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