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.

Rust, React, JavaScript and Python top Stack Overflow survey

Rust, React, JavaScript and Python top Stack Overflow survey

The programming community's survey also finds that many developers are newcomers to the field

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

Swift, de programmeertaal van Apple, wint aan populariteit

Maar JavaScript is nog onverslaanbaar.

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

WebAssembly dreigt door bedrijfsbelangen te fragmenteren

Brendan Eich: We moeten WebAssembly geduldig en behoedzaam ontwikkelen.

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

What’s new in Rails 5.1: Better JavaScript, for starters

What’s new in Rails 5.1: Better JavaScript, for starters

Rails 5.1 allows developers to manage JavaScript dependencies with Facebook's Yarn package manager

New JavaScript library invites developers to play with Canvas

New JavaScript library invites developers to play with Canvas

The Sandpit library uses the canvas 2D element for creative coding

Visual Studio cloud IDE gets smarter about builds

Visual Studio cloud IDE gets smarter about builds

Microsoft Teams Services adds GitHub integration and easier pull requests

Heroku: PaaS is future of development tools

Heroku: PaaS is future of development tools

Heroku CEO Adam Gross highlights the integral role of PaaS for companies ramping up customer-facing apps

Seastar C++ framework seeks to simplify coding

Seastar C++ framework seeks to simplify coding

Concepts capability that simplifies design will be featured in the next version of the event-driven framework

NativeScript 3.0 sets release with Angular 4

NativeScript 3.0 sets release with Angular 4

Meanwhile, the framework for building native iOS and Android apps in JavaScript has improved debugging and Angular performance

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