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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.

Google refutes criticism about Android fragmentation

An Android engineer called fears of fragmentation 'a red herring' and detailed efforts to ensure compatibility on the mobile phone platform.

Adobe backs HTML5 in Dreamweaver

Adobe's authoring tool supports the new specification despite the company's battles with Apple for backing HTML5 over Flash.

HTML5 in the spotlight at Google event

Google technologies such as Android and Chrome also will be topics at the Google I/O conference

What the mobile patent fight is all about

Apple and others are at war over who owns the key technologies such multitouch in the burgeoning mobile market

Adobe upgrades, renames DRM software for Flash

Flash Access 2.0, previously known as Flash Media Rights Management Server, has been rewritten as an SDK

Scribd social publishing site dumps Flash in favor of HTML5

The company joins Apple, Google, and Microsoft in promoting the spec, leaving behind a three-year commitment to Flash.

App builders to gather for iPad-specific developer event

iPadDevCamp brings together developers and designers who want to create apps for Apple tablet device

Microsoft's Silverlight 4 available Thursday

The rich Internet technology is getting a boost in business-oriented capabilities.

Google Android threatened by fragmentation

Rapid growth of the mobile platform can have drawbacks, according to an IMS report

Adobe debuts Flash Platform tools, including renamed Flex Builder

Flex Builder is now called Flash Builder 4; the open source Flex framework also is updated.

iPad SDK's surprise: There are no surprises

Developers say that beyond support of UI elements for the iPad's larger screen, there's nothing too surprising in the version of the iPhone SDK that lets them build apps for the forthcoming tablet.

New iPad means iPhone developers need to think different

Developers are gearing up for the new possibilities in the iPad, but they may have to move beyond their iPhone roots

Adobe Flash's security woes: How to protect yourself

Experts disagree whether Adobe's security is 'immature' or Flash's popularity makes it a hackers' target.

JavaScript getting faster, could displace Flash

JavaScript's creator claims JavaScript has displaced Java as a Web client, outlines projected enhancements