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.

JavaFX 13 adds support for native rendering

Dart language taps machine learning for code completion

Dart language taps machine learning for code completion

Google’s Dart 2.5 SDK features previews of machine learning powered code completion and a foreign function interface for C interoperability

Work begins on Java 14

Work begins on Java 14

An upgrade to file mapping byte buffers to support non-volatile memory is targeted for the next version of standard Java due in 2020

Jabel brings post-Java 8 features to Java 8 users

Jabel brings post-Java 8 features to Java 8 users

Using the ‘annotation processor,’ developers can take advantage of the latest Java language features and still compile to Java 8 bytecode

Eclipse Jakarta EE arrives

Eclipse Jakarta EE arrives

Two years after taking over Java EE from Oracle, the Eclipse Foundation has shipped its implementation of Java EE 8

OpenJDK proposal would speed up Java G1 garbage collector

OpenJDK proposal would speed up Java G1 garbage collector

The new -XX:-G1UseConcRefinement flag would turn off concurrent refinement and allow G1 to use a throughput post-write barrier

Kubernetes-native Quarkus Java ready for testing

Kubernetes-native Quarkus Java ready for testing

Red Hat’s Quarkus project is a small-footprint Java stack designed for container-based, cloud-native applications

Kotlin 1.4 to improve null-check capabilities

Kotlin 1.4 to improve null-check capabilities

The Kotlin Foundation also released Kotlin 1.3.50, which focuses on APIs and NPM dependencies

Ruby on Rails 6.0 adds rich text capabilities

Ruby on Rails 6.0 adds rich text capabilities

JavaScript, database support also get nods

Microsoft buys jClarity to boost Java on Azure

Microsoft buys jClarity to boost Java on Azure

Better performance, increased Java community engagement are the goals

CloudBees readies software delivery management, Jenkins X via SaaS

CloudBees readies software delivery management, Jenkins X via SaaS

The SaaS services are an attempt to commercialize and expand its CI/CD tools

10 trusty JavaScript test tools

10 trusty JavaScript test tools

From simple test runners to complete testing frameworks, look to these proven tools to keep your JavaScript free of bugs

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