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Key Modules Added to ActivePython

By Kendra Penrose, September 3, 2010

Python Modules

 

ActivePython is now more enterprise-ready then ever! With the inclusion of several key modules, ActivePython is now the best choice for all your Python needs. These modules are only available in the Business Edition and Enterprise Editions of ActivePython.

 

What's new:

Category: python

New Webinar - Connecting the Dots: US SEC, ABS Mandates, Financial Modeling and Python

By Kendra Penrose, September 2, 2010

Join us on Wednesday September 22nd for a webinar co-hosted by Ann Rutledge, R&R Consulting, and Diane Mueller, ActiveState, focused on the recent US SEC regulation, ABS Mandates, Financial Modeling and Python.

Date:  Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Time: 10:00 AM Pacific/1:00 PM Eastern/17:00 UTC

Category: python

Pain-free Continuous Integration for Python Using tox+Hudson

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, September 1, 2010

Easy ButtonAt ActiveState, we use Hudson for continuous integration of our various Python projects such as PyPM.

Why do we use Hudson and not Buildbot? The short answer is that Hudson is simply much easier to configure and run than buildbot.

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New M2Crypto Module in ActivePython

By Kendra Penrose, August 31, 2010

OpenSSLWith security being top of mind for many organizations, the addition of the most complete Python wrapper for OpenSSL, M2Crypto, is a welcome addition to the enterprise-ready distribution of ActivePython. The M2Crypto module is available for Windows, Linux and Mac (for both x86 and x86_64) in ActivePython Business, Enteprise, and OEM Editions.

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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

5 Key Database Modules added into ActivePython: PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and ODBC

By Kendra Penrose, August 19, 2010

ActivePython now provides five key Python database modules; mysql-python, psycopg2, cx_Oracle, pyodbc, and Read more...

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How to Sell Enterprise Language Distributions to Your Boss

By Angie Hirata, August 9, 2010

Return on InvestmentIn working with Perl, Python, and Tcl developers in companies, many have a strong preference for using the ActiveState versions of these dynamic languages. Developers that use ActivePerl, ActivePython, and ActiveTcl appreciate how it saves them time by having easy access to pre-compiled modules through our package managers, and installers for a wide range of operating systems and platforms.

ActiveState comments on SEC proposed use of Python

By Diane Mueller, August 3, 2010

US SECActiveState has submitted its comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) Proposed Rule on Asset-Backed Securities [Release Nos. 33-9117; 34-61858; File No. S7-08-10].

ActiveState wrote in support of the SEC's proposed use of Python in the preparation of a waterfall computer program in the offering disclosure, and reporting for asset-backed securities.

Tags: python, sec
Category: announcements, python

Check out DjangoDash 2010

By Diane Mueller, August 1, 2010

ActiveState is pleased to sponsor this year's  Django Dash 2010, a 48-hour competition for Django enthusiasts to "flex and show off their coding skills".

Registration: August 1 - 7
Competition: August 14 - 15
Winners Announced: August 31

Category: events, python

Python & Finance: US SEC Mandates, Financial Modeling, and Other Snakes in the Grass - OSCON Presentation

By Diane Mueller, July 29, 2010

As promised, here's the slidedeck from my recent OSCON2010 presentation.

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