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.

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

What’s new with Eclipse’s Jakarta EE Java

What’s new with Eclipse’s Jakarta EE Java

GlassFish app server, Jakarta EE Java implementation set to move forward with cloud native focus

What’s new in Oracle’s GraalVM multilanguage virtual machine

What’s new in Oracle’s GraalVM multilanguage virtual machine

The universal virtual machine enters production status

15 Java frameworks that give developers a boost

15 Java frameworks that give developers a boost

Java development frameworks can help developers get an application up and running faster, offering code reuse and eliminating the task of building boilerplate code

What’s new in the Sails Node.js framework

What’s new in the Sails Node.js framework

Sails.js 1.0 features async/await capabilities and a web template

Java 11 roadmap: The new features you can expect

Java 11 roadmap: The new features you can expect

CORBA, Java EE, and JavaFX support will be removed, while just a handful of new features are being added—so far

GitHub’s tool reduces open source software license violations

GitHub’s tool reduces open source software license violations

Called Licensed, the tool finds license dependencies early in the development life cycle

What’s new for developers in Android P

What’s new for developers in Android P

Kotlin, machine learning, and greater app compatibility get attention in the latest Google developer tools

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

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

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

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

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