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What do homebuilders have in common with developers?

By Angie Hirata, August 3, 2011

When we speak to ISVs, aerospace/defense contractors, or hardware manufacturers that have software interfaces - many of them like to use languages like Perl, Python, or Tcl to build or provide some functionality in their applications. However, some also ask "why should I use ActivePerl/Python/Tcl if open source options are free?"

Category: perl, perl, python, tcl

Whitepaper: Perl and Python in the Cloud

By Troy Topnik, July 29, 2011
Perl and Python in the Cloud

We have a new whitepaper for download: "Leverage the Cloud for your Python & Perl Applications".

Category: stackato

Recollections of YAPC::NA 2011

By Jan Dubois, July 28, 2011

I was at YAPC::NA in late June. I should have written a summary about it a long time ago, but I wanted to include a link to the video of my Stackato Lightning Talk. That has not been put up on the web yet, but it should eventually appear at http://www.presentingperl.org/.

There were many interesting things at YAPC::NA, but here are the things I still remember one month later. I guess that makes them some kind of personal highlights.

Category: events, perl, perl

Stackato now officially "Beta" - Come create your own private PaaS with our Cloud Platform!

By Diane Mueller, July 11, 2011

Stackato for private cloud PaaSI am happy to officially announce Stackato Beta availability!

We're ready to open up Stackato, ActiveState's cloud platform for creating your own Private PaaS, to an even wider audience.

Category: perl, perl, python, stackato

What is Stackato? We'll show you.

By Troy Topnik, July 5, 2011
Stackato Webcast and Demo

Downloading the Stackato micro-cloud VM and deploying a simple Django app takes a little less than 10 minutes. Subsequent application deployments take a fraction of that.

Category: stackato

ActivePerl 5.8 & 5.10: Extended Support Options

By Troy Topnik, June 21, 2011
ActivePerl

ActivePerl Community Edition 5.8 and 5.10 are no longer available for free download. These versions, like ActivePerl 5.6, are now available to our Business Edition, Enterprise Edition, and OEM customers only.

Category: perl

ActiveState Acquires Perl Cloud Company Phenona

By Bart Copeland, June 14, 2011

ActiveState Acquires Phenona for Perl CloudWe're pleased to announce that we've acquired Phenona, a Perl PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) cloud company based in Seattle, WA.

Why we chose Cloud Foundry

By Jeff Hobbs, June 6, 2011
Stackato and Cloud Foundry

ActiveState was thrilled with the arrival of VMware’s Cloud Foundry platform.

Category: stackato

Highlights of Perl 5.14

By Jan Dubois, May 17, 2011
ActivePerl 5.14

We've just released ActivePerl 5.14.0!

The exhaustive list of new features and improvements can be found in the perldelta document, but here's a look at a few of the notable changes.

Category: perl

April Newsletter Quick Poll Results

By Sheila Rebellato, May 11, 2011

In our April ActiveState newsletter, we asked participants for feedback on three items in our monthly quick poll. Our quick polls are short and sweet--subscribe to our monthly newsletter if you'd like to participate in future polls and score yourself some great prizes just for participating!

We wanted to share our results from our most recent poll:

What's the most important aspect when considering a language update?

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