Everything for Perl Development in One Bundle

ActivePerl Pro Studio is everything a Perl programmer needs in one convenient package, delivering professional Perl tools Komodo IDE and Perl Dev Kit (PDK), plus premium access to Safari Books Online. The software licenses are permanent, and while your subscription is current, you get access to all updates and upgrades, email technical support, and Safari Books Online.

  Komodo IDE Perl Dev Kit ActivePerl Pro Studio
Essential tools for Perl programmers  
Award-winning IDE  
Multi-platform, user-based licenses
Safari Books online Subscription    
Standard Base Price for Upgrades $145 $145 Free!
Standard Base Price to Purchase $295 $295 $595

You can buy Komodo IDE and PDK separately for $590, but without upgrades, support, or access to Safari Books Online...

Or for $5 more you can buy ActivePerl Pro Studio and enjoy all upgrades and updates for both Komodo and PDK, technical support for both products, and access to 10,000+ books on Safari Books Online!

If you were to purchase Komodo IDE and PDK separately with and upgrades and support plan (no access to Safari), you'd spend $764. ActivePerl Pro Studio is the logical choice for your Perl development needs--and wallet.

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Komodo IDE

ActiveState's Komodo IDE is the professional IDE for Python, PHP, Ruby, Javascript, Perl, web development, and more! With multi-language features, sharing and productivity tools, friendly multi-platform and user-based permanent licensing, an open source foundation, excellent technical support, an active user community, and ease of customization and extensibility, Komodo IDE is designed for small and diverse developer teams.

PDK & Komodo IDE Integration

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Perl Dev Kit

Turn your Perl programs into ready-to-run executables for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris*, and AIX*. Generate executables for non-native platforms. Run a set of coding policies against your source code to ensure your code conforms. Painlessly debug Perl scripts. Generate code for sophisticated filters, or convert useful VBScript code to Perl. Plus create .NET and ActiveX components, Windows services and system tray applications, all written in Perl.

Learn more about Perl Dev Kit.

Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online is the premier electronic reference library for programming and IT professionals. Safari provides access to the electronic versions of over 3700 technical books from leading publishers.

With Safari access, ActivePerl Pro Studio members can search the entire Safari library in a matter of seconds to pinpoint precisely the piece of information or code fragment they need. Users can even filter searches to include "code fragments only." Plus, users can browse books on the go with the Safari To Go iPad app.

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Please note that commercial/technical support for ActivePerl language distribution is NOT provided with the ActivePerl Pro Studio bundle. Technical support for ActivePerl is available through ActivePerl Business Edition and Enterprise Edition. Compare ActivePerl Editions to determine which version is right for you.


ActivePerl Pro Studio is offered by annual subscription. Your easy-to-budget subscription bundle includes permanent software licenses for the latest release of Komodo IDE and Perl Dev Kit, all updates and upgrades, access to email technical support, and access to Safari Books Online.

ActivePerl Pro Studio is $595 (includes your first year subscription). Annual subscription costs are $222 US.

For Perl development teams, pick up an ActivePerl Pro Studio 5-pack and save:
$595 x 5 licenses = $2975

Please email sales [at] activestate [dot] com for a custom quote if you require 30 or more subscriptions.

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*PerlApp cross-platform wrapping targeting Solaris, AIX may require an ActivePerl Business Edition license.

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