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.

Eclipse readies next enterprise Java for mid-2020

JDK 14: The new features in Java 14

JDK 14: The new features in Java 14

Flight recorder event streaming, switch expressions, NVM support, and records are slated for the next version of standard Java, due in March 2020

Go 1.14 focuses on runtime, compiler

Go 1.14 focuses on runtime, compiler

February release brings improvements across the board including to Windows and WebAssembly support

What frustrates web developers? Web browsers

What frustrates web developers? Web browsers

Mozilla Developer Network survey indicates broad satisfaction with web technologies, with browser support being the main frustration

JetBrains bringing iOS device support to Android Studio

JetBrains bringing iOS device support to Android Studio

JetBrains plug-in for Android Studio will allow developers to run, test, and debug Kotlin on iOS devices and simulators

Google Dart adds extension methods

Google Dart adds extension methods

Debuting in Dart 2.7, extension methods allow developers to add functionality to any type

Kotlin 1.4 slated to get a faster compiler

Kotlin 1.4 slated to get a faster compiler

Upgrade to the JVM language due in 2020 will focus on quality and performance rather than adding big features

GraalVM adds Java 11 support

GraalVM adds Java 11 support

Latest upgrade of Oracle’s polyglot VM becomes the project”s first long term support release

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

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

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

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