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.

JDK 14: The new features in Java 14

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

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

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

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

Node.js 13 brings programming enhancements, worker threads

Node.js 13 brings programming enhancements, worker threads

New release also features V8 engine performance improvements for object destructuring, memory usage, and WebAssembly startup time

JSON tools you don’t want to miss

JSON tools you don’t want to miss

Developers can choose from many great free and online tools for JSON formatting, validating, editing, and converting to other formats

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