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.

GitHub makes CodeQL free for research and open source

GitHub makes CodeQL free for research and open source

CodeQL is a semantic code analyzer and query tool that can be used to find security vulnerabilities in codebases

Helm 3 package manager arrives for Kubernetes

Helm 3 package manager arrives for Kubernetes

Security, release management among improvement areas

Bytecode Alliance focuses on WebAssembly outside the browser

Bytecode Alliance focuses on WebAssembly outside the browser

Mozilla and partners will collaborate on secure foundations for WebAssembly runtimes and language tooling

GitHub unveils native iOS and Android clients

GitHub unveils native iOS and Android clients

Native GitHub mobile client arrives in beta for iOS, with an Android beta to follow ‘soon’

OpenJDK repo migration to GitHub gains steam

OpenJDK repo migration to GitHub gains steam

A formal OpenJDK proposal calls for migrating Java source code repositories to the popular code-hosting platform

Pulumi infrastructure-as-code tool adds .NET language support

Pulumi infrastructure-as-code tool adds .NET language support

Pulumi allows devs and ops to provision and manage infrastructure on Kubernetes and public clouds using popular programming languages

What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.40

What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.40

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

Python overtakes Java on GitHub

Python overtakes Java on GitHub

GitHub reports that JavaScript, Python, and Java are the most popular languages used by developers on its code-sharing site

TypeScript 3.7 arrives with optional chaining

TypeScript 3.7 arrives with optional chaining

Latest TypeScript includes a highly requested ECMAScript feature for dealing with null and undefined values

Red Hat’s Quarkus Java stack moves toward production release

Red Hat’s Quarkus Java stack moves toward production release

Quarkus is a fast, lightweight, Kubernetes-native Java stack for building serverless and microservices applications

C challenges Java in language popularity survey

C challenges Java in language popularity survey

Monthly Tiobe Index has C and longtime leader Java in a virtual tie and Swift finally cracking the top 10

Microsoft previews Visual Studio Online

Microsoft previews Visual Studio Online

Cloud-based development environments can be accessed via web browser, Visual Studio Code, or Visual Studio 2019

What’s new in Angular: Angular 9.0 nears release

What’s new in Angular: Angular 9.0 nears release

The popular JavaScript framework for desktop and mobile apps produces better code and enhances the Bazel compiler

Microsoft to participate in open source Java

Microsoft to participate in open source Java

Microsoft has joined the OpenJDK project to contribute small bug fixes and backports and learn how to be good Java citizens

Google previews site for sharing machine learning experiments

Google previews site for sharing machine learning experiments

TensorBoard.dev allows you to upload and share TensorBoards and visualize model graphs and metrics

Google Cloud launches TensorFlow Enterprise

Google Cloud launches TensorFlow Enterprise

Google Cloud service combines the TensorFlow machine learning platform with enterprise support and managed services

Google App Engine adds support for Java 11

Google App Engine adds support for Java 11

The Java 11 runtime is now generally available on App Engine, supporting twice the amount of memory as Java 8

Android Studio 4.0 backs native UI toolkit

Android Studio 4.0 backs native UI toolkit

Now available in a preview release, the Android Studio 4.0 ‘Canary’ upgrade works with the JetPack Compose UI toolkit and improves Java 8 support

DeepCode taps AI for code reviews

DeepCode taps AI for code reviews

Cloud service analyzes commits to GitHub or Bitbucket and flags security, performance, logic, and compliance issues

Visual Studio Code updates Java support

Visual Studio Code updates Java support

Microsoft’s code editor adds new code navigation, code actions, code snippets, and refactoring features, along with Java 13 support

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