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.

JavaFX will be removed from the Java JDK

JavaFX will be removed from the Java JDK

Oracle’s rich media web technology will be broken out of standard Java as of JDK 11, and will proceed at its own pace

What’s new in the Spring Boot 2.0 builder for Java apps

What’s new in the Spring Boot 2.0 builder for Java apps

The first major Spring Boot upgrade in four years supports Java 9 and Spring Framework 5

Go gains a foothold in the workplace

Go gains a foothold in the workplace

Developers are using Go at work more, as more businesses see it as critical

Node.js roadmap: What’s next for the JavaScript runtime

Node.js roadmap: What’s next for the JavaScript runtime

Although Node.js 10 will debut in April 2018, more features are under consideration for 2018 and 2019

Enterprise Java’s new name: Jakarta EE

Enterprise Java’s new name: Jakarta EE

The venerable Java EE name has been retired as part of enterprise Java’s move away from Oracle

What’s new in Apache’s NetBeans IDE for Java 9

What’s new in Apache’s NetBeans IDE for Java 9

The beta of the NetBeans Version 9.0 IDE supports Java 9’s new Java Module System

MongoDB will support multidocument ACID transactions

MongoDB will support multidocument ACID transactions

MongoDB 4.0 will be released in summer 2018 but is in public beta now

Udash framework brings Scala to web development

Udash framework brings Scala to web development

Udash compiles code to JavaScript and can work with JavaScript libraries such as Bootstrap and jQuery

Grand stack aims to simplify data-intensive app development

Grand stack aims to simplify data-intensive app development

The JavaScript-centered beta stack from Neo4j uses a strict schema for the API, driving the database model, and translating GraphQL queries

For developers, the focus is deep learning, multiplatform, and coding skills

For developers, the focus is deep learning, multiplatform, and coding skills

Angular, TensorFlow, React, and Electron all have seen large increases in developer activity on GitHub

Stack Overflow adds developer IQ scores to profiles

Stack Overflow adds developer IQ scores to profiles

Developers can test—and publicize—their proficiency across 63 categories

Android developers get programming extensions for Kotlin

Android developers get programming extensions for Kotlin

The beta Android KTX extensions should make coding in Kotlin more concise and idiomatic

Oracle extends Java JDK 8 updates to 2019

Oracle extends Java JDK 8 updates to 2019

Oddly, JDK 8 will get public updates even after updates end for the later JDK 9 and JDK 10 Java releases

What’s new in Google’s Go language

What’s new in Google’s Go language

Version 1.10 offers compiler toolchain and performance improvements but no substantive language changes

Eclipse’s enterprise Java roadmap: more services coming

Eclipse’s enterprise Java roadmap: more services coming

The JSON-B API, more cloud and microservices support, two XML efforts, web tags, and a JavaBeans Action Framework are among the planned elements

What’s new in ECMAScript 2018

What’s new in ECMAScript 2018

Two new features for the specification underlying JavaScript are finalized and four others are under consideration

C completes comeback in programming popularity

C completes comeback in programming popularity

How C won 2017's Programming Language of the Year award from the Tiobe Index

What’s new in Ruby 2.5

What’s new in Ruby 2.5

The dynamic web language gets faster, has quicker documentation

2017: The year in programming languages

2017: The year in programming languages

Java, JavaScript, Kotlin, TypeScript, and C++ all saw big changes in their capabilities

Java JDK 10: What new features to expect in the next Java

Java JDK 10: What new features to expect in the next Java

Technologies from several projects will provide a pipeline of new capabilities in Java 10 and later versions

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