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.

Eirini project brings Kubernetes to Cloud Foundry

Eirini project brings Kubernetes to Cloud Foundry

EIrini allows Cloud Foundry users to chooses between the Diego scheduler and Kubernetes as the container orchestrator

Google releases Anthos for cloud management

Google releases Anthos for cloud management

The renamed Google Cloud Services Platform uses Kubernetes to build and manage hybrid applications for on-premises or the cloud

Cloud Native Buildpacks reach the beta stage

Cloud Native Buildpacks reach the beta stage

Dockerfile alternative aims to provide an easier way for developers to turn source code into Docker containers

What’s new in Visual Studio 2019

What’s new in Visual Studio 2019

Collaboration and AI get attention along with performance and productivity

What’s new in Apple’s Swift 5 language

What’s new in Apple’s Swift 5 language

The latest version of the MacOS and iOS programming language enables slimmer apps, better interoperability

Alibaba offers its own Java distribution

Alibaba offers its own Java distribution

Now in beta, Dragonwell8 JDK works only on 64-bit x86 Linux systems

Java and JVM to zero in on GPUs and containers

Java and JVM to zero in on GPUs and containers

Oracle says future Java developments will focus on improving language and runtime support for big data, machine learning, and cloud-native workloads

JDK 12: The new features in Java 12

JDK 12: The new features in Java 12

Java 12 arrives with switch expressions to improve coding and allow pattern matching, and raw string literals to simplify multiline expressions

New Google project offers Kubernetes building blocks for CI/CD

New Google project offers Kubernetes building blocks for CI/CD

Tekton is an open-source toolkit for creating cloud-native continuous integration and delivery pipelines on Kubernetes

Gluon ships JavaFX 12

Gluon ships JavaFX 12

Interim release of the rich client application platform for Java offers a long list of bug fixes

Jenkins tries to reinvent itself as cloud-native for Kubernetes

Jenkins tries to reinvent itself as cloud-native for Kubernetes

The Jenkins X project tries to modernize the CI/CD platform that has fallen on hard times

CIDLib C++ dev tool goes open source

CIDLib C++ dev tool goes open source

Its lighter use of templates could make it easier to debug C++ applications

Microsoft brings its DTrace debugger to Windows

Microsoft brings its DTrace debugger to Windows

Users can filter on conditions or errors, write code to look at lock patterns, and detect deadlocks

Coder puts Visual Studio Code in the cloud

Coder puts Visual Studio Code in the cloud

Developers can code on a Chromebook, tablet, or PC

Java, meet Kubernetes and serverless computing

Java, meet Kubernetes and serverless computing

Red Hat’s beta Quarkus framework aims to optimize Java development for distributed application architectures

Atlassian provides customized devops workflows in Bitbucket

Atlassian provides customized devops workflows in Bitbucket

Bitbucket Pipes integrates CI/CD with Amazon, Microsoft, and Google services

SAP builds its own Java distribution

SAP builds its own Java distribution

Downstream version of OpenJDK supports Windows, Linux, MacOS, and Docker

Beta Janet language hopes to take on expressive programming

Beta Janet language hopes to take on expressive programming

The C99-based Lisp implementation borrows from Lua and Clojure and could be used in IoT apps

NPM Enterprise JavaScript service released

NPM Enterprise JavaScript service released

New features have been added to behind-the-firewall package service

What’s new in the Bootstrap web development framework

What’s new in the Bootstrap web development framework

The forthcoming Bootstrap 5 is set to drop the client-side jQuery dependency, while the newly released Bootstrap 4.3 adds responsive font sizes

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