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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.

Survey Says: Selenium by a Nose for Most Popular Test Framework

By Diane Mueller, July 13, 2010

Last month  we asked our developer community to share with us which test frameworks they are using today--with some interesting results.  It was a bit of a horse race with Selenium beating out the "Other" category by a Nose.

Category: python

ActiveState's Diane Mueller and Trent Mick to Present at OSCON

By Sheila Rebellato, July 9, 2010

OSCON 2010 in Portland, OR, is coming up really fast--we're down to less than two weeks to go!

Diane and Trent are putting the finishing touches on their planned session:
Python & Finance: US Government Mandates, Financial Modeling, and Other Snakes in the Grass

Category: events, open source, python

ActivePython 2.6.5.14 released, fixing the debug bug

By Trent Mick, July 9, 2010

We just released ActivePython 2.6.5.14 (download it here, release notes here).

Category: python

ActivePython 2.7 released - and what 2.7 means for Python’s future

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, July 7, 2010

ActivePythonThe last major planned version in the 2.x series, Python 2.7, was released last weekend. ActiveState swiftly prepared a corresponding ActivePython release for your downloading pleasure. Click here to download ActivePython.

Category: announcements, python

5 Python Pluses for the Enterprise

By Jeff Hobbs, July 5, 2010

You might not find quite as many experienced Python developers as .Net or Java folks, in part because Python is younger than Java and hasn't had the corporate push of .Net. Still, Python's doing well enough in developer adoption to make it a solid choice. Another advantage in Python's court? It's vendor neutral.

By now, you should at least be passingly familiar with Python. One of the fastest-growing languages, Python has been gaining popularity for years and has reached a level of maturity that makes it a top choice for enterprise development.

Category: python

Where Content Meets Code: U.S. SEC Mandates, Python and Financial Content

By Diane Mueller, June 30, 2010

Fierce Content ManagementRon Miller just posted my guest post on financial content, the Read more...

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