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Monitor cloud applications with New Relic: now bundled, free with Stackato

By Diane Mueller, August 29, 2011
New Relic Stackato PaaS app monitoringWe are excited about our partnership with New Relic which enables us to bundle New Relic Standard Edition free of charge for all Stackato users. So you now have access to the application level performance management tools to monitor end-user experiences and performance in real-time, proactively diagnose performance bottlenecks at the code level, and ensure the successful deployment of applications.

Stackato Sample Application Kindle Contest: We Have a Winner - Rubric!

By Diane Mueller, August 26, 2011

We received a number of cool sample apps in this month's Sample app contest - and many thanks for all your submissions and the feedback on Stackato! The Kindle prize goes to Ricardo Signes for Rubric - a personal bookmark manager, somewhat similar to

Tags: Cloud, PaaS, perl, stackato
Category: perl, perl, stackato

We're Giving Away a Kindle! Enter our Stackato Sample App Contest to Win

By Diane Mueller, August 3, 2011

Win yourself an Amazon Kindle and major bragging rights!

What do homebuilders have in common with developers?

By Angie Hirata, August 3, 2011

When we speak to ISVs, aerospace/defense contractors, or hardware manufacturers that have software interfaces - many of them like to use languages like Perl, Python, or Tcl to build or provide some functionality in their applications. However, some also ask "why should I use ActivePerl/Python/Tcl if open source options are free?"

Category: perl, perl, python, tcl

OSCON 2011 Wrap-up: Cloudy with lots of Data

By Diane Mueller, August 1, 2011

Once again, the journey to the lovely city of Portland for OSCON 2011 was definitely worth the trip. Kudos to O'Reilly for combining OSCON, with OSCON Data and OSCON Java bringing an even wider variety of communities to the Open Source conversation. For me, the inclusion of the Data stream made the trip worthwhile.

Recollections of YAPC::NA 2011

By Jan Dubois, July 28, 2011

I was at YAPC::NA in late June. I should have written a summary about it a long time ago, but I wanted to include a link to the video of my Stackato Lightning Talk. That has not been put up on the web yet, but it should eventually appear at

There were many interesting things at YAPC::NA, but here are the things I still remember one month later. I guess that makes them some kind of personal highlights.

Category: events, perl, perl

Stackato now officially "Beta" - Come create your own private PaaS with our Cloud Platform!

By Diane Mueller, July 11, 2011

Stackato for private cloud PaaSI am happy to officially announce Stackato Beta availability!

We're ready to open up Stackato, ActiveState's cloud platform for creating your own Private PaaS, to an even wider audience.

Category: perl, perl, python, stackato

Free Webinar: Continuing Evolution of Perl: Highlights of Perl 5.14

By Troy Topnik, June 23, 2011

Register today for a free webinar to learn more about the Continuing Evolution of Perl and Highlights of Perl 5.14!

Date: Wednesday, July 13
Time: 10:00 - 10:30 AM PST

Space is limited so register now!

Perl 5.14 is here as promised. What impact will it have on your development plans for new applications and on the code you're already running? Should you be upgrading now?

Tags: activeperl
Category: perl, perl

ActivePerl 5.8 & 5.10: Extended Support Options

By Troy Topnik, June 21, 2011

ActivePerl Community Edition 5.8 and 5.10 are no longer available for free download. These versions, like ActivePerl 5.6, are now available to our Business Edition, Enterprise Edition, and OEM customers only.

Category: perl

ActiveState Acquires Perl Cloud Company Phenona

By Bart Copeland, June 14, 2011

ActiveState Acquires Phenona for Perl CloudWe're pleased to announce that we've acquired Phenona, a Perl PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) cloud company based in Seattle, WA.

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