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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 Rebellato, 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

Buy vs Build: Delivering Better, Faster Software with Best of Breed Solutions

By Kendra Penrose, February 10, 2011

One of the most highly publicized software development project failures belongs to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Before 2000, many of the agency’s records were paper-based, preventing collaboration and analysis enabled by modern-day computer systems — a major shortcoming made public by the events of 9/11.

Category: perl, python, tcl

PPM Index: A new way to browse Perl packages.

By Jan Dubois, February 9, 2011

Perl Package Manager (PPM) installs pre-built Perl modules into ActivePerl. The ActiveState PPM repositories currently contain 13,000 to 16,000 modules per platform. They are easy to search with the PPM client, either from the command-line or from a GUI (see "How to install CPAN modules into ActivePerl").

Category: announcements, perl

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?

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