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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, Java, and Flash.

Multicore: New Chips Mean New Challenges

More and more help is available so developers can write apps for the new-generation chips.

Canonical Moves on Desktop, Server Linux

Canonical hopes to challenge Apple's Macintosh in usability on the desktop.


IBM Crafts Web 3.0 Collaboration Tools

IBM is working on a Web-conferencing platform called OpusUna, which supports multimedia collaboration.

Is Sun Solaris on Its Deathbed?

Linux backers claim Solaris is irrelevant; Sun of course disagrees.


Adobe Unveils Flash Media Encoder

As a preemptive blow against Microsoft rival Silverlight, Adobe is readying a tool to move video content to Adobe's Flash format.


TechCrunch50 Highlights Mobile, Text Input Tools

Startups detail their newfangled products and concepts at conference.

Can JavaFX Make a Play for Rich Internet Apps?

Sun's latecomer technology vies with established options from Adobe and Microsoft.

Linux End-User Summit Planned

Event scheduled for October in New York City is intended to bring together users, senior Linux developers.


Java Developers Get Repository Help

Nexus 1.0 tool from Sonatype leverages Maven capabilities.

JavaScript 2's New Direction

A factional fight that held up the popular language's evolution has apparently been resolved.

Mainsoft Backs Visual Studio 2008 in Tools

Cross-platform development products leverage Windows skills for deployment on Java, Linux, and Unix.

Free App Testing Set for Ruby on Rails

FiveRuns and Morph Labs partner to provide platform-as-a-service offering with app profiling.

Microsoft Pursues Search Improvements, Sans Yahoo

Executive touts endeavors at conference.

Sun: Mobile Development Tool Heals Fragmentation

Company releases source code for Java ME-based Lightweight UI Toolkit, which provides UI library for developing mobile applications.

Sun Releases Beta of NetBeans IDE

NetBeans 6.5 features a more user-friendly interface and supports development with multiple languages.