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 and Java.

Kubeflow brings Kubernetes to machine learning workloads

Kubeflow brings Kubernetes to machine learning workloads

New Kubernetes project works with the TensorFlow library to ease machine learning deployments

Oracle and Intel seek to build a Java API for SIMD support

Oracle and Intel seek to build a Java API for SIMD support

The Java Vector API aims to provide a mechanism to write complex vector algorithms in Java

Android SDK cozies up to Kotlin

Android SDK cozies up to Kotlin

Nullability annotations accompany the Android 9 Pie debut

Guido van Rossum resigns: What’s next for Python

Guido van Rossum resigns: What’s next for Python

Python’s designer explains why he stepped down as “benevolent dictator for life”—and how he’ll stay involved with the language

Git might replace Mercurial for Java’s source-code management

Git might replace Mercurial for Java’s source-code management

Project Skara would provide prototypes for hosting Java Development Kit (JDK) 12

Go Cloud aims to cement Golang in the cloud

Go Cloud aims to cement Golang in the cloud

Go Cloud offers generic APIs to build apps that can be ported across different clouds

Oracle: Switch now from Nashorn JavaScript engine to GraalVM

Oracle: Switch now from Nashorn JavaScript engine to GraalVM

Oracle says GraalVM is more capable than Nashorn, and it has laid out a migration path from Nashorn to GraalVM

GitHub Enterprise adds anonymous Git access, improves configuration visibility

GitHub Enterprise adds anonymous Git access, improves configuration visibility

Other administrative improvements include easing of dormancy restrictions and granular permissions

Eclipse IDE Photon release train arrives with Rust but no Jakarta EE

Eclipse IDE Photon release train arrives with Rust but no Jakarta EE

The 2018 release offers native Eclipse IDE capabilities for the Rust and C# languages, as well as new Java support

Oracle now requires a subscription to use Java SE

Oracle now requires a subscription to use Java SE

One-time licenses won’t be available for Java SE 8 or later, but separate support contracts also go away

Ryan Dahl’s Node.js regrets lead to Deno

Ryan Dahl’s Node.js regrets lead to Deno

Deno is an in-development secure TypeScript runtime built on the same Google V8 JavaScript engine as Node.js

Nashorn JavaScript engine for JVM could be axed

Nashorn JavaScript engine for JVM could be axed

OpenJDK proposal says maintaining Nashorn has become a challenge due to rapid changes to the ECMAScript language

The future of Java: How Jakarta EE will unfold under Eclipse

The future of Java: How Jakarta EE will unfold under Eclipse

The open source tools organization wants to adopt Docker, NoSQL, and Kubernetes in enterprise Java, while standardizing on Maven and Jenkins

Apache Wicket Java 8 upgrade only partially supports lambdas

Apache Wicket Java 8 upgrade only partially supports lambdas

The open source Java web framework continues to subclasses for extensions, due to memory and performance issues

Oracle plans to dump risky Java serialization

Oracle plans to dump risky Java serialization

A “horrible mistake” from 1997, the Java object serialization capability for encoding objects has serious security issues

Java will no longer have ‘major’ releases

Java will no longer have ‘major’ releases

The twice-yearly Java releases will get new version numbers, but they won’t have the degree of change that whole version numbers have historically indicated

Python, Scala climb the ranks of language popularity

Python, Scala climb the ranks of language popularity

Python’s rise has been steady, while Scala’s rise this time may last longer than before

Dojo 2: What the JavaScript toolkit’s new version offers

Dojo 2: What the JavaScript toolkit’s new version offers

14 years after the first version's debut, the revamped Dojo Version 2 provides a widget system and support for progressive web apps

Scala roadmap: What features to expect in Scala 3

Scala roadmap: What features to expect in Scala 3

A new compiler is the main new feature of the functional, object-oriented language—as well as binary incompatibility with Scala 2

Oracle sets date for end of Java 8 updates

Oracle sets date for end of Java 8 updates

After January 2019, businesses will need a commercial license to receive updates for Oracle Java SE products

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