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Two great webinars in September: Register now

By Sheila Louis, September 6, 2011

ActiveState WebinarsWe have two great webinars coming up in September that we think you'll enjoy. If you plan to attend, register quickly as space is filling up for both webinars, and space is limited.

Category: events, perl, perl, python, tcl

What do homebuilders have in common with developers?

By Angie Hirata, August 3, 2011

When we speak to ISVs, aerospace/defense contractors, or hardware manufacturers that have software interfaces - many of them like to use languages like Perl, Python, or Tcl to build or provide some functionality in their applications. However, some also ask "why should I use ActivePerl/Python/Tcl if open source options are free?"

Category: perl, perl, python, tcl

Rockwell Collins Success Story

By Kendra Penrose, May 10, 2011

We recently chatted with Rockwell Collins about how using ActiveTcl for customizable components of their MaxView system resulted in:

  • Faster development time
  • Stable system and support from ActiveState
  • Easy, automatic customization

Read the full success story.

Category: tcl

Spring Into Savings - Spring Savings at ActiveState

By Sheila Louis, April 25, 2011

ActiveState Savings - Spring 2011Spring has arrived. Doesn't all that great, fresh air inspire you to get moving?

Save $50 - $500 on ActiveState developer tools until May 31, 2011 and get moving on all of your development projects!

Category: komodo, perl, promotions, tcl

97 Things Every Programmer Should Know: Bonus Ebook in March

By Sheila Louis, March 24, 2011

97 Things Every Programmer Should KnowDid you know that for the month of March we're giving away a bonus ebook with every purchase of Komodo IDE, Perl Dev Kit or Tcl Dev Kit?

Category: komodo, perl, promotions, tcl

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
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