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Perl 5.12: Ready to Make the Move?

By Angie Hirata, August 13, 2010

Last week we hosted a webinar on Perl called "Keeping up with Perl: development, upgrade and deployment options for Perl 5.12 ", where 79% of the audience was considering an upgrade to Perl 5.12. Jan Dubois, senior Perl developer and Troy Topnik, technical writer, covered a wide range of topics to answer the important question: now that ActivePerl 5.12 and Perl Dev Kit 9 are available, are you ready to make the move?

Jan and Troy covered:

Tags: activeperl, perl
Category: perl

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.

Keeping up with Perl: Development, Upgrade, and Deployment Options for Perl 5.12

By Kendra Penrose, July 29, 2010


Wonder what's new in Perl 5.12? Need some guidance on what to do with your legacy code? Need some tips on upgrading and deploying Perl?

Then don't miss our next webinar! Register today and get a coupon for $250 off ActivePerl Business Edition.

Keeping up with Perl: Development, Upgrade and Deployment Options for Perl 5.12

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Setting up IIS for ActivePerl

By Graham Stuart, June 21, 2010

In the good old days, you could turn on IIS 5, install ActivePerl, and get a working integrated setup for your Windows systems right out of the box. However, policy changes released with IIS 7, IIS 7.5, and recent service packs for IIS 5 and 6 have prevented the existing ActivePerl installers from automatically setting up all the configuration needed to use ActivePerl inside your IIS server. A number of additional manual steps have been required before Perl-driven web pages would work.

Top 3 Projects Developed with ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl

By Liliya Apostolova, May 13, 2010

Last month we asked, "Are you using ActivePerl, ActivePython or ActiveTcl to build something cool and curious?" and we got submissions for some very interesting projects.

We are pleased to present the following winners and describe their projects:

Category: awards

Top four questions from businesses using ActivePerl, ActivePython, and ActiveTcl

By Graham Stuart, March 31, 2010

topquestionsLike every company, we regularly field questions about our products. We're very happy to answer these. Part of my job is to answer the questions that start out as support requests. Sometimes a support request indicates to me that a customer needs a different solution from the product they currently use.

Category: ActiveBlog

New Poll Results: Top 2 Reasons Enterprise Developers Use Dynamic Languages

By Liliya Apostolova, March 15, 2010

Today we are announcing the results of an informal survey of enterprise software architects and developers that found developers benefit greatly from dynamic languages for two main reasons:

New Webinar from ActiveState

By Liliya Apostolova, February 24, 2010

emma_clipart_banner_webinarTake Quality Products to Market Faster with Enterprise-Ready Dynamic Languages is the newest, free web seminar from ActiveState hosted by Dr. Dobbs.

Why did we introduce this new Business Edition?

By Bart Copeland, February 4, 2010

We introduced Business Edition earlier this week, and made some changes to our ActivePerl, ActivePython, and ActiveTcl Community Editions. In this podcast interview on Frugal Tech Show, I had the pleasure of speaking with Ken Hess and Jason Perlow about why we made these changes.

Category: ActiveBlog

ActiveState Launches Business Edition for ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl

By Liliya Apostolova, February 2, 2010

ActiveState Business Edition integrates commercial-grade ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl support with access to platform builds and repositories for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, AIX, Solaris and HP-UX as well as to older versions across all platforms.

Dynamic languages like Perl, Python and Tcl are often used because of their flexibility and extensibility, providing development with the tools to create applications faster.

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