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Ingy's Back! Plus YAPC::EU 2011 Highlights

By Ingy döt Net, August 24, 2011

YAPC::EU ActiveState SponsorI had the absolute pleasure of attending YAPC::Europe in Riga, Latvia last week.

O HAI, BTW! I'm Ingy döt Net, ActiveState's latest recruit for the Stackato project. I also am a long time Perl hacker (this was my 15th or so YAPC; I lost count) and former ActiveState employee from 2000-2001. I'm glad to be back at ActiveState, but where were we. Oh right, YAPC...

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 http://www.presentingperl.org/.

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

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.

April Newsletter Quick Poll Results

By Sheila Louis, May 11, 2011

In our April ActiveState newsletter, we asked participants for feedback on three items in our monthly quick poll. Our quick polls are short and sweet--subscribe to our monthly newsletter if you'd like to participate in future polls and score yourself some great prizes just for participating!

We wanted to share our results from our most recent poll:

What's the most important aspect when considering a language update?

Crossing platforms with current, consistent Perl and Python versions.

By Troy Topnik, February 18, 2011
ActivePerl and ActivePython

The appeal of ActivePerl and ActivePython is obvious when you're running business applications in an exclusively Windows environment. There are other distributions of Perl and Python available for Windows, but none with a vendor like ActiveState backing them up.

Category: perl, python
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