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.

How Google’s Go language could be improved

Where are the best software developers? Not Silicon Valley

Where are the best software developers? Not Silicon Valley

Technical recruiter HackerRank says the best developers are in Washington and Wyoming, based on the results of its coding skills tests

Architect has a better blueprint for AWS Lambda deployments

Architect has a better blueprint for AWS Lambda deployments

Project handles configuration and provisioning of Lambda functions and related AWS services with a plain-text manifest file

Survey says Python is tops with developers

Survey says Python is tops with developers

Packt survey finds Python is the most commonly used tool, while Splunk, Hadoop, and Kafka skills draw the highest pay

Go language soars to new heights in popularity

Go language soars to new heights in popularity

For the first time, Go makes the top 10 in the Tiobe index of programming language popularity

Luna brings visual development to functional programming

Luna brings visual development to functional programming

Developers typically start sketching components and dependencies on a whiteboard before coding, so Luna’s creators argue that it doesn’t make sense to then implement that logic only in text

Eclipse gets ready for Java 9 with Oxygen release train

Eclipse gets ready for Java 9 with Oxygen release train

The annual coordinated release covers 83 projects, including Linux Tools, PDT, Sirius, and EGit

The road to Java 9: Modular Java finally gets OK'd

The road to Java 9: Modular Java finally gets OK'd

IBM, Eclipse Foundation, Red Hat, and others decide to stand out of the way of the controversial technology’s deployment in Java 9

The road to Java 9: Only critical bugs getting fixed now

The road to Java 9: Only critical bugs getting fixed now

The upgrade is slated for an initial release candidate build today

Ruby’s decline in popularity may be permanent

Ruby’s decline in popularity may be permanent

Still in the top 10 of RedMonk’s language rankings, Ruby faces tough competition from Go, Rust, Swift, and Kotlin

CheerpJ converts Java apps into JavaScript for the web

CheerpJ converts Java apps into JavaScript for the web

Applications and Java libraries are converted to web applications, so there is no need for plug-ins or Java installations

JVM may get upgrade to support today’s multicore processors

JVM may get upgrade to support today’s multicore processors

Proposed JVM specification changes would support a prototype of value classes

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