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PyCon 2011 Wrap-up: The ActiveState Adventure

By Diane Mueller, March 15, 2011

ActiveState and PyConAs PyCon 2011 winds down this week with code sprints and various BoFs,  we'd like to give a shout out to the conference organizers for  bringing together the Python Community and giving us the opportunity to connect!

Less Than One Week Until PyCon 2011 and We're Giving Away a Pass

By Sheila Rebellato, March 4, 2011

Free PyCon 2011 Ticket from ActiveStateIt's countdown time! Less than a week remains until PyCon 2011 begins in Atlanta, Georgia--and we hope that you'll join us! It's going to be a great Python conference, jam packed with sessions. Some ActiveState highlights:

Freedom Fighter or Centralized Paranoia? Open World Forum Keynote by Eben Moglen

By Bart Copeland, January 18, 2011

Last fall I attended the Olliance Group's Think Tank and Open World Forum 2010 (OWF) in Paris.  It was a productive trip and I highly recommend attending these events in the wonderful city of Paris.

Category: events, open source

Kitchen Angels - Activators Driven to Make a Difference!

By Shannon Yelland, August 24, 2010

Kicthen AngelLast week, the sales & marketing team took some time away from the office to participate in a program called Kitchen Angels. Run by a unique company called Inspire Canada, we spent the day in a kitchen challenge (complete with a time and budget limitation!) to prepare meals for homeless people in Vancouver.

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Top 4 Insights from GROW 2010 Conference in Vancouver

By Bart Copeland, August 23, 2010

Grow 2010 Conference in VancouverI took a break from Dynamic Languages late last week to attend the GROW 2010 Conference in Vancouver, BC. What is GROW? In a nutsell it is "a technology conference that brings together leading entrepreneurs, thinkers, influencers and investors from Silicon Valley and Canada to inspire innovation and entrepreneurship". The conference was held in ActiveState's home town of Vancouver, Canada.

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Check out DjangoDash 2010

By Diane Mueller, August 1, 2010

ActiveState is pleased to sponsor this year's  Django Dash 2010, a 48-hour competition for Django enthusiasts to "flex and show off their coding skills".

Registration: August 1 - 7
Competition: August 14 - 15
Winners Announced: August 31

Category: events, python

Keeping up with Perl: Development, Upgrade, and Deployment Options for Perl 5.12

By Kendra Penrose, July 29, 2010

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Keeping up with Perl: Development, Upgrade and Deployment Options for Perl 5.12

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Five More Pictures of OSCON

By Diane Mueller, July 28, 2010

Armed with only my iphone, my free speaker's pass and with my own presentation slidedeck nearly completed, I headed south from ActiveState's Vancouver, BC headquarters to the masses at OSCON2010.  As this was my first OSCON adventure, I was looking forward seeing the luminaries that Tim O'Reilly's able team had assembled for this OS developer community tribal gathering.

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OSCON 2010 Tracks That Are Getting ActiveState's Attention

By Bart Copeland, July 12, 2010

OSCON 2010Oscon (Open Source Convention) 2010 is fast approaching and ActiveState is gearing up to be there from July 20 - 23, 2010.  We're definitely looking forward to the Cloud Summit all day on Tuesday and we will be in attendance after the cloud summit for some socializing during the present

Category: events, open source

ActiveState's Diane Mueller and Trent Mick to Present at OSCON

By Sheila Rebellato, July 9, 2010

OSCON 2010 in Portland, OR, is coming up really fast--we're down to less than two weeks to go!

Diane and Trent are putting the finishing touches on their planned session:
Python & Finance: US Government Mandates, Financial Modeling, and Other Snakes in the Grass

Category: events, open source, python
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