Posts about dynamic languages

ActivePython vs. Open Source Python: What's the Difference

By Jennifer Lawler, November 5, 2015

I recently stumbled upon on old forum question inquiring why someone would use ActivePython instead of Python. That prompted me to write this blog, because it's important to remember that our language distributions are "more" than just the language itself.

Python GUI Programming: wxPython vs. tkinter

By Tom Radcliffe, October 14, 2015

Even though the Tcl/Tk-based UI module called tkinter is a fairly standard part of the Python distribution and has been for ages, it often gets ignored by developers who have come to Python from other directions.

My own background is mostly in the C/C++ world, where I had deep experience with Qt and wxWidgets. That made it natural and easy to focus on wxPython when I started using Python ten years ago. I knew tkinter existed, but didn't pay it much attention.

Category: dynamic languages

Free Dev Tools Software for Your School's Lab or Classroom

By Kathy Thomas, September 24, 2015

Deploy your apps to any cloudThe notion of "developers conquering the world" is not new. Programming is the "it" profession with the demand for coders outstripping supply.

Back to Work Sale - September Savings

By Sheila Louis, September 1, 2015

ActiveState Back to Work Savings








ActiveState: What's Next

By Bart Copeland, August 5, 2015

ActiveState: What's Next?People have been asking me, "What's happening to ActiveState now, after the sale of Stackato business (our private PaaS business) to HP?" This is an obvious question when you consider that so much of the ActiveState marketing that has dominated the headlines for the last few years has been Stackato-related. But ActiveState is comprised of a number of businesses. We have an IDE business, a Python business, a Perl business, and a Tcl business.

Save big this Thanksgiving weekend! Up to $100 off on developer tools!

By Ivan Tay, November 27, 2013

Get Ready for Huge Savings this Black Friday!2013 has been a fruitful year for us and we would like to give thanks in the best way possible: passing savings onto our supporters! From Thanksgiving Thursday to Cyber Monday, we will be holding a dev tools sale just for you: 

One Week Left to Save on Komodo IDE 8.5, and Perl & Tcl Dev Kits

By Michael Kanasoot, September 23, 2013

Dev Tools $50 off until Sep. 30, 2013Our Komodo 8.5/Back to Work promotion is coming to a close next Monday, September 30.

Now is the time to get licenses of Perl Dev Kit, Tcl Dev Kit, Komodo IDE or Pro Studio, as we rarely offer discounts on our developer tools.

Don't Step in the FUD: The Real World Demands Private Cloud

By Bart Copeland, January 18, 2012

Private PaaS - Protect Your Sensitive Corporate DataThis article originally appeared January 17, 2012 at You can read it here.

Webcast: Application Portability in the Cloud - PaaS Delivers Holy Grail

By Sheila Louis, January 9, 2012

New webcast from ActiveState: Cloud PortabilityJoin us for this great upcoming webcast about cloud portability! Space is limited. Reserve your seat now.

Private PaaS: More than Java for Implementation Success?

By Angie Hirata, January 3, 2012

Java private PaaSFor the past few months, as we've been talking to large enterprises about Stackato and their private PaaS plans, some interesting IT strategies have emerged around the role of languages like Python, Ruby, and PHP play in the mix with Java.

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