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.

NetBeans 10 adds support for latest Java and PHP

NetBeans 10 adds support for latest Java and PHP

Key to NetBeans 10 is enhanced support for Java Development Kit (JDK) 11 as well as capabilities for PHP and the JUnit 5 testing framework for Java

What’s new in Google’s Go Version 1.12

What’s new in Google’s Go Version 1.12

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

Python to be guided by a steering council

Python to be guided by a steering council

An expected light touch may mean developers won’t notice much difference in how the language evolves

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 7.2 beta focuses on JavaScript parsing, the WebAssembly binary format, and memory

JDK 12 beta: The new features coming to Java 12

JDK 12 beta: The new features coming to Java 12

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

Clojure 1.10 upgrade supports modern Java

Clojure 1.10 upgrade supports modern Java

Functional JVM language offers more detail on programming errors

Red Hat offers support for open source Java on Windows

Red Hat offers support for open source Java on Windows

Pricing is not disclosed for the new OpenJDK support program

What’s new in Microsoft .Net Framework 4.8

What’s new in Microsoft .Net Framework 4.8

The next upgrade to the .Net Framework is promised to bring workflow improvements

8 new WebAssembly tools you should know

8 new WebAssembly tools you should know

A burgeoning tools ecosystem springs up around the WebAssembly binary format for the web

Salesforce releases JavaScript-friendly Lightning to bypass Aura’s limits

Salesforce releases JavaScript-friendly Lightning to bypass Aura’s limits

Lightning Web Components is a programming model to ease JavaScript coding on the Lightning Platform

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

Java 12 could ax raw string literals

Java 12 could ax raw string literals

The beta capability won’t be ready in time for the March 2019 upgrade

GitHub improves its status reporting

GitHub improves its status reporting

More granular information will be provided on site issues

What’s new in Google’s Flutter mobile dev framework

What’s new in Google’s Flutter mobile dev framework

The first production release is now available for Android and iOS developers

Google Go roadmap: What to expect in Versions 2 and 1.13

Google Go roadmap: What to expect in Versions 2 and 1.13

Major themes emerging for Go 2 include support for better error-handling and generics

What’s new in Visual Studio 2019: The first beta arrives

What’s new in Visual Studio 2019: The first beta arrives

Collaboration and AI will attention along with performance and productivity

Microsoft open-sources WPF, WinForms, and WinUI XAML

Microsoft open-sources WPF, WinForms, and WinUI XAML

Developers will be able to contribute to these technologies on GitHub, as well as build a private copy of the UI stack

Visual Basic.Net soars but may tumble soon

Visual Basic.Net soars but may tumble soon

Although professional developers don’t think much of the language, Visual Basic.Net has many dedicated office applications

What’s new in TypeScript 3.2

What’s new in TypeScript 3.2

TypeScript 3.2 introduces stricter checking on the apply, bind, and call methods

What’s new in AWS Lambda

What’s new in AWS Lambda

Lambda Layers provides code management and Lambda Runtime API provides custom runtime selection

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