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, Java, and Flash.

Rust, React, JavaScript, Python top Stack Overflow survey

Oracle sets priorities for Java 9 bug fixes

Oracle sets priorities for Java 9 bug fixes

Speeding toward the Java 9 release date, Oracle will address only the highest priority bugs before July 27

Recruiters: Coding talent needed, degree optional

Recruiters: Coding talent needed, degree optional

HackerRank finds that bootcamps and other alternatives to four-year degrees are now seen as viable

Android switches to native Java 8 support

Android switches to native Java 8 support

Hit the road, Jack -- Google is displacing the toolchain, but existing tools and plugins dependent on the Java class file format still should work

Scaled-down Scala variant cuts ties to the JVM

Scaled-down Scala variant cuts ties to the JVM

Taking advantage of the LLVM compiler platform, Scala Native expands language’s opportunities on resource-constrained devices

Nginx JavaScript is ready for prime time

Nginx JavaScript is ready for prime time

The Nginx Plus R12 server can be programmed using NginScript, a JavaScript-based tool

Google App Engine adds C#, Node.js, and Ruby options

Google App Engine adds C#, Node.js, and Ruby options

Google has also moved the Cloud Functions serverless environment to beta release

Google ignites Python library for command lines

Google ignites Python library for command lines

The Python Fire library, which Google has already used in its machine intelligence project, automatically converts code into a CLI

Google Go's popularity doesn't translate to the enterprise

Google Go's popularity doesn't translate to the enterprise

Developers heartily recommend Go, but businesses have been slow on the uptake

JSON's Crockford envisions a post-JavaScript world

JSON's Crockford envisions a post-JavaScript world

The industry luminary believes a successor language will need to be less cluttered and more secure

Java garbage collector proposal aimed at performance testing

Java garbage collector proposal aimed at performance testing

The Epsilon project could benefit testers, but it wouldn't bring manual memory management to Java

Java 9 gets a release date: July 27

Java 9 gets a release date: July 27

JDK 9, which features modularization and ahead-of-time compilation, will be released this summer

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