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SSH in Stackato

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, February 28, 2012

A "run" command for Cloud Foundry

Cloud Foundry lacks support for running arbitrary commands. Being able to run arbitrary commands is essential when processing data outside of the web application request-response cycle. "run" is essential to perform tasks like Django's admin user creation (and changing its password) or populating a database from a Twitter stream.

Category: stackato

Setting Up the New Relic Python Agent on Stackato

By Troy Topnik, November 15, 2011

Guest post: Graham Dumpleton, author of mod_wsgi for Apache and software developer at New Relic

With the recent official release of the Python agent for New Relic (our application monitoring partner) we're featuring this guest post by Graham Dumpleton. I had the pleasure of working with Graham as we tested the Python agent and the New Relic service with Stackato in recent weeks. --TT

Category: python, stackato

PostgreSQL on the ActivePython AMI

By Troy Topnik, March 30, 2011
Postgres and the ActivePython AMI

The ActivePython AMI comes with a demonstration Django app that runs with the MySQL database engine by default. Since a lot of people prefer PostgreSQL, we thought we'd demonstrate how to install the software and change the configuration.

Category: python

Working with Django in Komodo 6.1

By Troy Topnik, February 25, 2011

Along with the project improvements in Komodo 6.1 there's a big bonus for Django developers. We did a lot of work in this release to improve the editing experience for Django users.

Komodo now has:

Category: komodo, python

Playing with the Demo Site on the ActivePython AMI

By Troy Topnik, February 23, 2011
Django on the ActivePython AMI

In previous articles about the ActivePython AMI we covered setting it up and

Category: python

Using Gunicorn on the ActivePython AMI

By Troy Topnik, February 4, 2011
gunicorn on the ActivePython AMI

Last month we posted a screencast from Raymond Hettinger on Getting Started with the ActivePython AMI on EC2.

Category: python

Komodo 6.1 - Better Projects and Much More

By Troy Topnik, February 2, 2011

We released Komodo 6.1 today!

As per Eric's blog post of a few weeks ago, we've added a number of features that some of our Komodo 5 users couldn't do without. Most importantly, the ability to:

  • have multiple projects open simultaneously,
  • add arbitrary links to files and folders, and
  • organize these items into groups (previously called "virtual folders").

Category: announcements, komodo

Python 3.1 Available with ActivePython

By Diane Mueller, October 27, 2010

Python 3.1 now available in ActivePythonPython is constantly evolving, and ActiveState is pleased to announce the availablity of ActivePython builds for Python 3.1.2 as part of our ongoing effort to make the latest releases of the Python language available to our customers.  

Check out DjangoDash 2010

By Diane Mueller, August 1, 2010

ActiveState is pleased to sponsor this year's  Django Dash 2010, a 48-hour competition for Django enthusiasts to "flex and show off their coding skills".

Registration: August 1 - 7
Competition: August 14 - 15
Winners Announced: August 31

Category: events, python

A Web-Framework Weekend: LinuxFest Northwest 2010 Preview

By Eric Promislow, April 20, 2010

One of my favorite local conferences is coming up this weekend, namely LinuxFest NorthWest in Bellingham, Washington. The range of sessions has always been somewhat unpredictable, but this year features a healthy number of talks dedicated to developing web applications with the main open source frameworks. I figure it will be a good chance for me to get up to speed on any new developments I missed out on, as well as meeting people who are working in the area locally.

Category: ActiveBlog, open source
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