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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

Using Gunicorn on the ActivePython AMI

By Troy Topnik, February 4, 2011
gunicorn on the ActivePython AMI

Last month we posted a screencast from Raymond Hettinger on Getting Started with the ActivePython AMI on EC2.

Category: python

Webinar: Embed mathematical & statistical functionality into Python applications with PyIMSL & IMSL Libraries

By Angie Hirata, February 2, 2011

Following on the announcement of our partnership with Rogue Wave a couple of weeks ago, we're following up with a free webinar for all you Pythonistas and financial engineers to learn more the power in this new offering. If you're developing financial or scientific applications, learn how to use Python, PyIMSL, and Rogue's IMSL Libraries to embed mathematical and statistical functions in your applications.

Category: python

Getting Started with the ActivePython AMI on EC2

By Sheila Rebellato, January 13, 2011

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

Category: open source, python

Komodo IDE "Best Python IDE"; Winner of InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award

By Sheila Rebellato, January 12, 2011

InfoWorld Technology of the Year: Komodo IDE Best Python IDEWe are excited to announce that ActiveState is the proud recipient of an InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award! Komodo IDE has been named Best Python IDE, coming out on top against nine other Python IDEs tested.

Top 5 Gifts Ideas for the Python Developer on your Christmas List

By Diane Mueller, December 22, 2010

Pythonista Gift Ideas from ActiveStateTis the season for giving, and we all know that special someone would love a little Python under the tree, so why not give them what they want? 

Here are my top gift ideas for this holiday season for Python developers:

#1 Their Own Cloud

Category: python

Is Python 2.x support on your Christmas Wish List?

By Diane Mueller, December 16, 2010

Do you find yourself adding Python 2.x support onto your Christmas shopping List? 

Are you hoping that Santa's elves will continue to build you toys with deprecated builds of Python?

Category: python

Tips on ActivePython, PyWin32 and virtualenv

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, December 14, 2010

ActivePythonWhen you create a pure Python sandbox using virtualenv --no-site-packages the global site-packages directory is rightfully not included ... however, this poses a challenge in accessing non-trivial packages from within the virtualenv.

Category: python

Free Test Drive of ActivePython Amazon Cloud!

By Diane Mueller, December 8, 2010

ActivePython AMITake advantage of Amazon's Free Usage Tier with our new 10G ActivePython Ubuntu AMI

Category: announcements, python

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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