Posts about activetcl

ActivePython vs. Open Source Python: What's the Difference

By Jennifer Lawler, November 5, 2015

I recently stumbled upon on old forum question inquiring why someone would use ActivePython instead of Python. That prompted me to write this blog, because it's important to remember that our language distributions are "more" than just the language itself.

Free Dev Tools Software for Your School's Lab or Classroom

By Kathy Thomas, September 24, 2015

Deploy your apps to any cloudThe notion of "developers conquering the world" is not new. Programming is the "it" profession with the demand for coders outstripping supply.

ActiveState: What's Next

By Bart Copeland, August 5, 2015

ActiveState: What's Next?People have been asking me, "What's happening to ActiveState now, after the sale of Stackato business (our private PaaS business) to HP?" This is an obvious question when you consider that so much of the ActiveState marketing that has dominated the headlines for the last few years has been Stackato-related. But ActiveState is comprised of a number of businesses. We have an IDE business, a Python business, a Perl business, and a Tcl business.

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

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

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

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?

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

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
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