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ActiveState Launches Business Edition for ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl

By Liliya Apostolova, February 2, 2010

ActiveState Business Edition integrates commercial-grade ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl support with access to platform builds and repositories for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, AIX, Solaris and HP-UX as well as to older versions across all platforms.

Dynamic languages like Perl, Python and Tcl are often used because of their flexibility and extensibility, providing development with the tools to create applications faster.

No More Stale Lunches

By Troy Topnik, February 2, 2010

muffinThey say there's no such thing as a free lunch. Well, ActiveState has been giving away ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl builds for years, and it's been good for us and for the open source language community.

We're going to keep doing that, but we're no longer going to be offering all the old versions for download.

The day-old bread analogy

"Moderately timely" vulnerability notifications

By Troy Topnik, December 1, 2009

Secunia reported a "moderately critical" vulnerability in ActivePerl today. It alarmed us until we noticed that they were citing an old ActivePerl 5.10.1.1006 release announcement.

Category: announcements

Take a Survey - Win a T-shirt

By Liliya Apostolova, October 8, 2009

How about a t-shirt and a $50 credit for our online store?

ActiveState online store and customer account service announcement

By , August 24, 2009

The ActiveState online store and customer account functions are moving from C# to an open source dynamic languages based solution.

While we transition data in the systems, online purchases and customer accounts will be unavailable on Tuesday, August 25, from approximately 5pm but should be back by 8pm Pacific Time.

We appreciate your patience.

Once we are live again, if you find a problem or would like to provide feedback, please email website-feedback [at] activestate [dot] com">website-feedback [at] activestate [dot] com.

Thank you.

Pop the Bubbly - ActiveState launches Business Training for Perl, Python and Tcl.

By Liliya Apostolova, August 12, 2009

Development teams can finally hone their Perl, Python and Tcl programming skills with the new Business Training program ActiveState launched today. There are a lot of benefits to encouraging developers to polish their programming skills.

One obvious reason is that the development team could become better experts in coding with Perl, Python and Tcl. For their organization, this means a couple of things:

Write a Poem, Win a T-shirt

By , August 11, 2009

Announcing...the ActiveState poetry contest.

Write a poem about your favorite ActiveState product and you could win an ActiveState t-shirt!
We're accepting entries until August 31st.

Leave us a comment with your entry or email it to marcom [at] activestate [dot] com (subject: ActiveState poem) with "ActiveState poem" in the subject line.

Here's what one Komodo fan wrote:

Coding with Komodo really rocks,
Coding with Komodo really rocks,

It's spiffy, efficient, it'll knock off your socks,

Category: announcements

Komodo 5.2.0 alpha 1 released

By , August 5, 2009

We released Komodo 5.2.0 alpha 1 today! Get it here:
www.activestate.com/komodo-ide/downloads/

This is the first release of Komodo 5.2 on the way to a planned final release around mid-September. The most significant changes in Komodo 5.2 are:

  • increased performance and stability
  • customizable sub-language background colors
  • view HTML source by dragging and dropping a URL
  • PHP 5.3 support

A lot of enhancements and bug fixes have gone into this Komodo release.

Category: announcements

Summer Sale Ending July 15: Last Chance to Save on New Licenses

By , July 10, 2009

Only a few days left to take advantage of our Summer Sale...

Get $50 off all new license purchases, or almost $200 when you buy a 5-pack!

Komodo IDE
$295 $245 singles

$1180 $995 5-packs

Spectacular Summer Savings on ActiveState Developer Tools

By Sheila Rebellato, June 9, 2009

Summer's here and what better way to celebrate than with a sale?

We're offering $50 off all new license purchases! Part of a small team? Save even more on our 5-packs!

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