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Meeting our Komodo Users: Gary Chau, Knight IT Inc.

By Michael Kanasoot, April 3, 2013

Gary Chau, a Python developer at Knight IT Inc. recently contacted us about upgrading to the latest version of Komodo IDE. It turns out Gary has been a big fan of Komodo and ActivePython since 2003.

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Komodo 8.0: Some Thoughts on a Killer Release

By Todd Whiteman, March 14, 2013

ActiveState Komodo IDE 8We have officially shipped Komodo IDE/Edit 8.0, and are now getting a bit of bandwidth after responding to the overwhelming feedback -- bandwidth being the operative word after one of our servers was nearly brought to a halt from Komodo downloads!

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Komodo Set to Attack: 8.0 Release Next Week

By Michael Kanasoot, March 1, 2013

Komodo 8.0 is set to release on Thursday, March 7, and to say we're excited is a huge understatement.

Every Komodo release is a big deal, but this one's really going to be a killer. With a totally refreshed UI and major updates to editing and workflow, 8.0 promises to deliver an incredible user experience.

Note: Anyone who has purchased Komodo IDE on or after Feb. 7, 2013...

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The New Komodo 8 User Interface

By Nathan Rijksen, February 13, 2013

Linux UI SampleEver since I started using Komodo many years ago, I was intrigued by its ability and potential. No other IDE out there gave me the level of flexibility that Komodo did (and does).

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Stackato and Komodo Named Jolt Award Finalists

By Isabelle Groc, February 8, 2013

We are proud to announce that Stackato 2.4 and Komodo 7.1 IDE were named Dr. Dobbs 2013 Jolt Awards finalists in the "Coding Tools" category.

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Komodo 8.0 Beta Now Available

By Todd Whiteman, February 8, 2013

Komodo 8 logoWe are excited to announce that the Komodo 8.0 beta is now available for both Edit and IDE. With 8.0.0b1, we are nearing the end of our pre-release build cycle, which will lead to the official Komodo 8.0 release in early 2013.

Here is an overview of the major features included in the 8.0 beta.

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Top 10 Komodo Tips and Tricks

By Todd Whiteman, January 28, 2013

There are a great many features in Komodo, and it's hard to know them all. Here is a list of my top 10 tips and tricks, which will help you get more out of your use of Komodo. Enjoy!

1. Toggle Side Panes

Komodo has three side panes: left, right and bottom. You can easily toggle these side panes on/off by double-clicking on a Komodo editor tab.

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Web Editing with Komodo: Tutorial Videos

By Michael Kanasoot, January 14, 2013

Recently, a university professor contacted us about using Komodo as a teaching tool for his course on web design. He wanted to know if we could refer him to any educational resources demonstrating web editing with Komodo.

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Saving Keystrokes with Macro-Like Snippets

By Eric Promislow, December 19, 2012

Snippets and macros have been a part of Komodo since the beginning. Snippets are for inserting frequently-used pieces of boilerplate text into documents. They have some pre-canned functionality in their shortcuts, but can't be extended.

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Komodo Macro of the day: Inserting Image Tags

By Eric Promislow, November 20, 2012

Komodo 7 Macros A Komodo customer recently asked for us to make adding image tags painless the way he was used to in his previous editor. Instead of typing some HTML and the URI, he wanted to pick the image file via a dialog box, and have Komodo do all the work. Well, I could file a bug, and he could then wait for the next development cycle to release a fix.

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