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.

Atlassian provides customized devops workflows in Bitbucket

Atlassian provides customized devops workflows in Bitbucket

Bitbucket Pipes integrates CI/CD with Amazon, Microsoft, and Google services

SAP builds its own Java distribution

SAP builds its own Java distribution

Downstream version of OpenJDK supports Windows, Linux, MacOS, and Docker

What’s new in Google’s Dart 2.2 language

What’s new in Google’s Dart 2.2 language

Dart 2.2 improves performance of ahead-of-time (AOT) compiled native code and extends literals to support sets

What’s new in Google’s Go Version 1.12

What’s new in Google’s Go Version 1.12

Version 1.12 changes the implementation of the toolchain, runtime, and libraries

Beta Janet language hopes to take on expressive programming

Beta Janet language hopes to take on expressive programming

The C99-based Lisp implementation borrows from Lua and Clojure and could be used in IoT apps

NPM Enterprise JavaScript service released

NPM Enterprise JavaScript service released

New features have been added to behind-the-firewall package service

What’s new in the Bootstrap web development framework

What’s new in the Bootstrap web development framework

The forthcoming Bootstrap 5 is set to drop the client-side jQuery dependency, while the newly released Bootstrap 4.3 adds responsive font sizes

JDK 13: The new features coming to Java 13

JDK 13: The new features coming to Java 13

The late 2019 version of standard Java is tentatively slated to support raw string literals

Java thread sanitizer project proposed once again

Java thread sanitizer project proposed once again

If approved, the OpenJDK effort would help developers spot data race conditions in the HotSpot JVM and the JVM tool interface

Next.js 8 now supports serverless apps

Next.js 8 now supports serverless apps

The JavaScript and React framework also reduces build-time memory usage and speeds static export

JDK 12: The new features coming to Java 12

JDK 12: The new features coming to Java 12

Beta builds are available, with switch expressions to improve coding and allow pattern matching, and raw string literals to simplify multiline expressions

What’s new in the React JavaScript UI library

What’s new in the React JavaScript UI library

The Version 16.8 of Facebook’s React JavaScript UI library add the hooks capability, for using state and other React features without having to write a class

Groovy gets a comeback in popularity

Groovy gets a comeback in popularity

Groovy’s use for scripting in the Jenkins CI/CD platform should help the JVM language maintain its popularity

What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 7

What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 7

The V8 Version 7.3 beta focuses on improved stack tracing

What’s new in Gradle 5.2

What’s new in Gradle 5.2

The Java and Android build tool adds offers plugin enhancements for Java and C++

ECMAScript roadmap: New JavaScript features for 2019

ECMAScript roadmap: New JavaScript features for 2019

The committee overseeing ECMAScript have added a number of proposed features for the technology behind JavaScript

What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Microsoft regularly updates Visual Studio Code. Keep track of the updates’ key capabilities in this changelog

What’s new in Microsoft .Net Core

What’s new in Microsoft .Net Core

Latest .Net Core 3.0 beta includes support for C# 8 nullable references, switch expressions, and asynchronous streams

What’s new in TypeScript 3.3

What’s new in TypeScript 3.3

TypeScript 3.3, now available in a production release, enables incremental file watching to speed up builds for composite projects

Cranelift library tackles WebAssembly execution

Cranelift library tackles WebAssembly execution

Cranelift reads WebAssembly as input and writes native machine code as output

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