Posts about open source

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

Getting Started with the ActivePython AMI on EC2

By Sheila Louis, January 13, 2011

Getting Started with the ActivePython AMI on EC2Want to get started using Python in the Cloud?

Category: open source, python

Survey Results: Open Source Use and Policies

By Sheila Louis, January 5, 2011

In the December ActiveState Newsletter Quick Poll, we asked our readers about their open source use and policies.

92% of developers surveyed use open source in their personal development--but what about corporate use of open source?

Of those surveyed, almost 85% work in a corporate environment.


Category: open source

How to install CPAN modules into ActivePerl

By Jan Dubois, October 22, 2010

ActivePerl already includes many modules for common tasks like accessing databases, using network services, parsing XML files, compressing and decompressing data, or creating GUI applications.

Category: open source, perl

Open Source Indemnification: Why You Should Care

By Bart Copeland, September 22, 2010

With the recent rise in software copyright claims filed (such as Oracle’s lawsuit against Google for copyright/patent infringement related to Java), companies are realizing more than ever that indemnification protection against costly lawsuits is important.

Category: open source

ActiveState Code Gets a Facelift

By Kendra Penrose, September 14, 2010

ActiveState Code FaceliftWe have recently rejuvinated ActiveState Code and it's ready for public consumption.  ActiveState Code (together with the ActiveState Community site) is ActiveState's developer community site.

Category: open source

Python & Finance: US SEC Mandates, Financial Modeling, and Other Snakes in the Grass - OSCON Presentation

By Diane Mueller, July 29, 2010

As promised, here's the slidedeck from my recent OSCON2010 presentation.

Pay Attention to Your Open Source Software Licenses

By Angie Hirata, July 13, 2010

Two times in June this year, ActiveState hosted legal webinars from expert open source lawyers to discuss some of the main legal issues surrounding open source.

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 Louis, 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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