Posts about activeperl

Crossing platforms with current, consistent Perl and Python versions.

By Troy Topnik, February 18, 2011
ActivePerl and ActivePython

The appeal of ActivePerl and ActivePython is obvious when you're running business applications in an exclusively Windows environment. There are other distributions of Perl and Python available for Windows, but none with a vendor like ActiveState backing them up.

Category: perl, python

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

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?

4 Reasons I'm Thankful for Perl

By Troy Topnik, November 24, 2010

Getting some programmers to come up with a list of things they are thankful for in their favorite programming language is like getting a recalcitrant teenager to say grace at a family dinner. Something about the act of giving thanks seems to make us feel embarrassed and extremely uncool. Most people wouldn't even bother asking, but this Thanksgiving we decided to make a certain Perl developer squirm a bit for his turkey dinner.

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you a list of things I'm apparently thankful for with relation to Perl:

Tags: activeperl, cpan, perl, ppm
Category: perl, perl

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

ActivePerl: system requirement or "batteries included"?

By Angie Hirata, November 16, 2010

ActivePerl OEM Licensing As many of you know, ActivePerl has been popular with system administrators and developers for some time. One of the things this has resulted in is many software applications leveraging ActivePerl, and pointing their customers to download directly from us.

How to install CPAN modules into ActivePerl

By Jan Dubois, October 22, 2010

ActivePerl already includes many modules for common tasks like accessing databases, using network services, parsing XML files, compressing and decompressing data, or creating GUI applications.

Category: open source, perl

New Webinar Explores OEM Licensing

By Kendra Penrose, October 21, 2010

Exploring the Benefits of Embedding Dynamic Scripting Languages in Your Products

Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM PDT

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now!

How to Migrate Perl Server-to-Server

By Graham Stuart, September 3, 2010

Migrating Perl server to serverSooner or later everybody swaps out hardware. Installing the new gear is usually the easy part. How do you get your applications transferred across, as quickly as possible, and make sure they work on the new system?

Category: perl

Deployment & distribution: PerlApp or ActivePerl OEM?

By Angie Hirata, August 27, 2010

PerlApp or ActivePerl OEM

With thousands of people downloading ActivePerl and Perl Dev Kit to get started with creating applications or scripts with Perl, one of the questions we often get is - "When can I use PerlApp to distribute my application, and when do I need an OEM license to redistribute ActivePerl?"

So here are some basic guidelines:

Category: perl
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