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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

PyPM Index for Python Developers

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, November 10, 2010

PyPM IndexAlthough PyPM Index was originally intended to be a frontend to browse/search for packages available in the ActivePython PyPM repository, it evolved as a general purpose site to find information about almost any Python package. Here are some of the things you can find only in PyPM Index:

Category: announcements, python

Linux Developers choose Python as Best Programming Language and Scripting Language!

By Diane Mueller, November 10, 2010

Linux Journal 2010 Readers' Choice AwardsAccording to Linux Journal readers, Python is both the best programming language and the best scripting language out there. This year, more than 12,000 developers on weighed in on what tools are helping them work and play as part of the Linux Journal's 2010 Readers' Choice Award -  and it came as no surprise to those of us at ActiveState that Python came out on top as both the Best Scripting Language (beating out PHP, bash, PERL and Ruby) - and for the second straight year, Python also won as the Best Programming Language, once again edging out C++, Java, C and Perl for the honors.

At ActiveState, we continue see a steady stream of ActivePython Community Edition downloads, more enterprise deployments of ActivePython Business Edition, and a steady increase in the number of enterprise-ready Python packages in our PyPM Index that are being used by our customers over a wide range of verticals including high-tech, financial services, healthcare, and aerospace companies. Python has matured into an enterprise-class programming language that continues to nuture it's scripting world roots.  We're happy to see Python get the recognition that it so justly deserves!

New PyPM Index Live | Search for Python Packages (Python Modules)

By Diane Mueller, November 3, 2010

PyPM Index Search for Python Packages Based on feedback from alot of you, we are pleased to announce the availability of the brand new PyPM Index, a new site and search tool that allows you to search our ActivePython repository of over 7,000 Python packages (Python modules).

Category: python

Python 3.1 Available with ActivePython

By Diane Mueller, October 27, 2010

Python 3.1 now available in ActivePythonPython is constantly evolving, and ActiveState is pleased to announce the availablity of ActivePython builds for Python 3.1.2 as part of our ongoing effort to make the latest releases of the Python language available to our customers.  

Writing PEP8-aware Python Code in Komodo

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, September 17, 2010

PEP 8 (the document) is the official coding style guide for Python programmers. pep8 (the utility) is a tool to check for style deviations in your Python source code. Here is how you can quickly integrate pep8 checking for your code in Komodo.

Komodo Run Command... Dialog

Category: python

RPy2 Now Available With ActivePython Business Edition for Linux & Mac

By Diane Mueller, September 16, 2010

RPy2

ActivePython now includes RPy2. 

Category: python

In the News: Regulation AB, SEC Proposal and Ann Rutledge

By Kendra Penrose, September 9, 2010

Category: python
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