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.

Survey reveals most-used CSS features and tools

Survey reveals most-used CSS features and tools

State of CSS 2019 report details which CSS features and tools developers use, which they don’t use, and which they prefer

Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud connect

Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud connect

Direct network connection and identity interoperability allow customers to run workloads across the Microsoft and Oracle clouds

GitHub Desktop 2.0 adds rebasing and stashing

GitHub Desktop 2.0 adds rebasing and stashing

Latest GitHub client for Windows and MacOS smoothes context switching and tightens integration with GitHub pull requests

GitHub launches GitHub Package Registry

GitHub launches GitHub Package Registry

GitHub Package Registry allows developers to publish private or a public packages alongside their source code

Java proposal addresses scarcity of keywords for new features

Java proposal addresses scarcity of keywords for new features

JDK enhancement proposal embraces hyphenated keywords for the sake of compatibility and readability

Rust language project addresses loose ends

Rust language project addresses loose ends

2019 Rust project roadmap promises better governance, a more polished language spec, and the completion of longstanding requests

Nornir offers Python-based network-management automation

Nornir offers Python-based network-management automation

The alternative to Ansible promises less work for automation developers

What’s new in the Node.js 12 JavaScript runtime

What’s new in the Node.js 12 JavaScript runtime

Node.js 12 Long-Term Service release arrives with faster startup and an improved default heap limit based on available memory

Eclipse proposes Kubernetes development tools

Eclipse proposes Kubernetes development tools

The Eclipse Tempest project would bring tools for building Kubernetes applications to multiple IDEs and languages

Microsoft aims for simplicity with Bosque programming language

Microsoft aims for simplicity with Bosque programming language

The new, open-source programming language is designed for writing code that is simple and obvious for both humans and machines

Google Cloud Code gives Kubernetes development a boost

Google Cloud Code gives Kubernetes development a boost

Pre-release plug-ins for Visual Studio Code and IntelliJ promise to speed up the build, deploy, and debug cycle for cloud-native apps

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

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