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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.

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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.

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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.

"Moderately timely" vulnerability notifications

By Troy Topnik, December 1, 2009

Secunia reported a "moderately critical" vulnerability in ActivePerl today. It alarmed us until we noticed that they were citing an old ActivePerl 5.10.1.1006 release announcement.

Category: announcements

ppm install MinGW

By Troy Topnik, January 28, 2009

Here's a really cool development for ActivePerl users on Windows. MinGW is now available from the ActiveState PPM repository:

 C:\>ppm install MinGW

This installs the MinGW tools (gcc, dlltool, ar, etc.) and dmake in ActivePerl's 'site/bin' directory.

Category: perl
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