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.

Atlassian retools Jira project management tool

So long, JCP: Eclipse has a new Java spec process in mind

So long, JCP: Eclipse has a new Java spec process in mind

The Eclipse Foundation seeks an open source, lightweight, code-first approach to evolving enterprise Java

GitHub Actions to let developers do CI/CD in GitHub

GitHub Actions to let developers do CI/CD in GitHub

Beta workflow tool supports cloud deployments, code containers

WebAssembly, JavaScript links get faster in Firefox

WebAssembly, JavaScript links get faster in Firefox

The Firefox Nightly beta makes these calls run faster than non-in-lined JavaScript-to-JavaScript function calls

Puppet builds project and vulnerability assessment tools for devops

Puppet builds project and vulnerability assessment tools for devops

The beta tools are designed to help assess devops results and automate security remediations

Microsoft open-sources Infer.Net machine learning

Microsoft open-sources Infer.Net machine learning

The technology will become part of the ML.Net framework for statistical modeling and online learning

Topped out? Swift, Go, and R vie for Tiobe Top 10

Topped out? Swift, Go, and R vie for Tiobe Top 10

All three languages face limitations that could cap developer enthusiasm for the long term

JDK 12 roadmap: The new features coming to Java 12

JDK 12 roadmap: The new features coming to Java 12

Switch expressions capability would improve coding, allow pattern matching; raw string literals would simplify multiline expressions

Meet Wasmjit, your future embeddable WebAssembly runtime

Meet Wasmjit, your future embeddable WebAssembly runtime

Wasmjit, now a proof of concept in beta, is intended to be a Linux kernel module

Eclipse takes over all Java EE reference components

Eclipse takes over all Java EE reference components

Oracle has contributed 100 percent of Java EE and GlassFish application server components to the foundation

Revised proposal could solve longstanding C++ bugs

Revised proposal could solve longstanding C++ bugs

Prominent C++ developer Herb Sutter has proposed eliminating many dangling and null reference bugs in C++

Next.js 7 framework compiles faster, supports WebAssembly

Next.js 7 framework compiles faster, supports WebAssembly

Better error reporting and support for the React context API are also added

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