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.

Rust, React, JavaScript and Python top Stack Overflow survey

Oracle prioritizes Java 9 bug fixes

Oracle prioritizes Java 9 bug fixes

Only P1 or P2 bugs that are critical and can be fixed before the July 27 release date will be addressed; all others will be deferred for now

Apple's Swift cracks RedMonk's top 15 list in record time

Apple's Swift cracks RedMonk's top 15 list in record time

Rust, Go, and PowerShell also gather steam in the analyst firm's biannual language rankings

Recruiters: Coding talent needed; degree optional

Recruiters: Coding talent needed; degree optional

HackerRank finds that bootcamps and other alternatives to four-year degrees are now seen as viable

Scaled-back Scala variant cuts ties to the JVM

Scaled-back Scala variant cuts ties to the JVM

Taking advantage of the LLVM compiler platform, Scala Native expands language’s opportunities on resource-constrained devices

Based in C and similar to Swift, Gravity offers portable code for iOS, Android

Based in C and similar to Swift, Gravity offers portable code for iOS, Android

The embeddable language can be used for mobile and desktop development

Apple's Swift moves into Tiobe's top 10 programming languages

Apple's Swift moves into Tiobe's top 10 programming languages

However, Swift's Apple-centric focus could prevent the language from climbing much higher

Google introduces Python library for command lines

Google introduces Python library for command lines

The Python Fire library, which Google has already used in its machine intelligence project, automatically converts code into a CLI

WebAssembly is ready for browsers to use

WebAssembly is ready for browsers to use

Really! The portable code format should be turned on by default in Firefox and Chrome by the end of the month, with Edge and Safari to follow

JSON's Crockford envisions post-JavaScript world

JSON's Crockford envisions post-JavaScript world

The industry luminary believes a successor language will need to be less cluttered and more secure

Java 9 gets July 27 release date

Java 9 gets July 27 release date

JDK 9, which features modularization and ahead-of-time compilation, will be released this summer

Gradle upgrade lets devs build Java apps faster for Android

Gradle upgrade lets devs build Java apps faster for Android

A new approach to configuration in Gradle 3.4 ends 'dreaded' classpath leakage

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