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All our stuff is supported on Windows 7

By Graham Stuart, December 6, 2010

ActiveState Products that work on Windows 7Are you wondering if the ActiveState product you want to use will work on Windows 7?

4 Reasons I'm Thankful for Perl

By Troy Topnik, November 24, 2010

Getting some programmers to come up with a list of things they are thankful for in their favorite programming language is like getting a recalcitrant teenager to say grace at a family dinner. Something about the act of giving thanks seems to make us feel embarrassed and extremely uncool. Most people wouldn't even bother asking, but this Thanksgiving we decided to make a certain Perl developer squirm a bit for his turkey dinner.

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you a list of things I'm apparently thankful for with relation to Perl:

Tags: activeperl, cpan, perl, ppm
Category: perl, perl

ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl: Business Edition Savings!

By Kendra Penrose, November 23, 2010

ActiveState Business Edition SaleIf you're using dynamic languages to power your business then you need ActiveState Business Edition. Our commercial-grade language distribution for open source compliance, commercial support, and cross-platform access in on sale now for $597!

That's $400 in savings!*

Category: perl, promotions, python, tcl

New White Paper: Tips and Tricks for Integrating Large-Scale Databases with Perl and Python

By Kendra Penrose, November 23, 2010

Integrating Databases with Perl and PythonNeed something to read as you travel this week for Thanksgiving? Then take a look at our latest best practices white paper, hot off the press, Expert Tips and Tricks for Integrating Large-Scale Databases with Perl and Python.

Category: perl, python

10 Interesting Uses of Perl, Python, and Tcl

By Graham Stuart, November 19, 2010

ActiveStateDynamic languages have the reputation of being great for quick prototyping of an application, or for quick “duct tape” fixes to link systems together.  When it is time to go to full scale production, most people assume that traditional languages, such as Java or C/C#, will be running under the hood.  This isn’t necessarily the case.

Category: perl, python, tcl

ActivePerl: system requirement or "batteries included"?

By Angie Hirata, November 16, 2010

ActivePerl OEM Licensing As many of you know, ActivePerl has been popular with system administrators and developers for some time. One of the things this has resulted in is many software applications leveraging ActivePerl, and pointing their customers to download directly from us.

How to install CPAN modules into ActivePerl

By Jan Dubois, October 22, 2010

For information on how to install CPAN moduels on newer versions of ActivePerl, read the blog Installing CPAN modules on ActivePerl 5.18 or Later.

Category: open source, perl

Back to Work: We've got you covered!

By Sheila Louis, September 7, 2010

Summer's ending: kids are going back to school, the sun is setting earlier, and you're heading back to work. Why not upgrade your Komodo IDE, Perl Dev Kit or Tcl Dev kit to a Pro Studio developer bundle while the savings are good?

Category: perl, promotions, tcl

How to Migrate Perl Server-to-Server

By Graham Stuart, September 3, 2010

Migrating Perl server to serverSooner or later everybody swaps out hardware. Installing the new gear is usually the easy part. How do you get your applications transferred across, as quickly as possible, and make sure they work on the new system?

Category: perl

Celebrating 22 Builds of Komodo by the LA Zoo

By , August 30, 2010

Komodo [heart] LA ZooLast Thursday the LA Zoo & Botanical Gardens tweeted that they’d successfully hatched 22 Komodo dragons (more info). That’s awesome! Congratulations to the Zoo staff on their efforts.

Category: perl, python, tcl
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