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Release the L♥VE!

By Jeff Hobbs, February 14, 2011

Who doesn't love fresh bits? We've been working hard to bring you a Valentine's day treat. Today, we have a full set of new distributions for you to enjoy across the language spectrum.

Category: perl, python, tcl

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

New webinar: Looking ahead to Tcl 8.6

By Kendra Penrose, December 28, 2010

ActiveState Tcl WebinarActiveTcl 8.5 has become the standard on which people build their Tcl applications, but Tcl 8.6 is just around the corner. Currently in beta, Tcl 8.6 is expected to have a final release in 2011.

Category: tcl

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?

5 Reasons I'm Thankful for Tcl

By Andreas Kupries, November 24, 2010

Thankful-TclIn the spirit of Thanksgiving, I thought I'd share some of the reasons why I and other Tclers use Tcl as our scripting language of choice.

Here's what other are saying on the Tcl Wiki:

Tcl/Tk is too easy!

Is Tcl Different!

And here's why I am thankful for Tcl, summarized in 5 points:

Tags: GUI, tcl, Tcl/Tk
Category: tcl

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

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

Geek Porn at the Tcl Conference

By Andreas Kupries, October 26, 2010

Jeff Hobbs and I recently attended the 17th annual Tcl Conference in Illinois. The event was a huge success and everyone enjoyed the packed schedule as well as seeing so many familiar faces.

Conference highlights:

Category: tcl

New Poll Results: Using Tcl 8.5 and Upgrading to Tcl 8.6

By Kendra Penrose, October 13, 2010

We conducted some polls during our webinar, Smooth Transitions: Using Tcl 8.5 and upgrading to Tcl 8.6 and have the result to share! (If you missed the webinar, don't worry, it's available on demand here).

Here is a summary of the key findings:

Category: tcl

Back to Work: We've got you covered!

By Sheila Rebellato, September 7, 2010

Summer's ending: kids are going back to school, the sun is setting earlier, and you're heading back to work. Why not upgrade your Komodo IDE, Perl Dev Kit or Tcl Dev kit to a Pro Studio developer bundle while the savings are good?

Category: perl, promotions, tcl
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