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.

Deno tees up easy NPM imports, speed boosts

Microsoft Dev Box cloud-based workstations enter public preview

Microsoft Dev Box cloud-based workstations enter public preview

Windows-based developer workstations on Azure can be accessed via browser or Remote Desktop and managed centrally through Windows 365 and Endpoint Manager.

Microsoft .NET 6 bundled with Ubuntu Linux

Microsoft .NET 6 bundled with Ubuntu Linux

Microsoft’s flagship development platform is being made available with Ubuntu 22.04 and Ubuntu Chiseled Containers in a bid to ease .NET development on Linux.

Android 13 brings themed app icons, security tweaks

Android 13 brings themed app icons, security tweaks

Latest version of the mobile OS allows app icons to tap into theme preferences and introduces more granular security and privacy features.

JDK 19: The new features in Java 19

JDK 19: The new features in Java 19

September release will feature structured concurrency, virtual threads, pattern matching for switch expressions, a vector API, and a Linux/RISC-V port.

What’s new in Rust 1.63

What’s new in Rust 1.63

Rust was designed to make it easy to develop fast and safe system-level software. Here’s what’s new.

TypeScript 4.8 shines on intersection and union types

TypeScript 4.8 shines on intersection and union types

Update to Microsoft’s typed JavaScript introduces improvements to how intersection and union types work and how TypeScript narrows types.

Angular 15 promises to simplify development

Angular 15 promises to simplify development

Update due in November will stabilize standalone component APIs, introduce a new way to compose UI logic, and mark the end of the Protractor testing framework.

Visual Studio Code 1.70 eases title bar customization

Visual Studio Code 1.70 eases title bar customization

July 2022 release of Microsoft’s code editor also introduces command-line options for opening the three-way merge editor in VS Code.

Kotlin 1.7.20 advances K2 compiler

Kotlin 1.7.20 advances K2 compiler

Update to the popular JetBrains programming language for JVM, web, and native development also introduces a new operator for expressing open-ended ranges.

Python popularity still soaring

Python popularity still soaring

‘Unstoppable’ Python once again ranked No. 1 in the August updates of both the Tiobe and Pypl indexes of programming language popularity.

Microsoft launches .NET Community Toolkit

Microsoft launches .NET Community Toolkit

Collection of .NET libraries originally developed for the Windows Community Toolkit can now be used regardless of UI framework.

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