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New Webinar - Connecting the Dots: US SEC, ABS Mandates, Financial Modeling and Python

By Kendra Penrose, September 2, 2010

Join us on Wednesday September 22nd for a webinar co-hosted by Ann Rutledge, R&R Consulting, and Diane Mueller, ActiveState, focused on the recent US SEC regulation, ABS Mandates, Financial Modeling and Python.

Date:  Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Time: 10:00 AM Pacific/1:00 PM Eastern/17:00 UTC

Category: python

New M2Crypto Module in ActivePython

By Kendra Penrose, August 31, 2010

OpenSSLWith security being top of mind for many organizations, the addition of the most complete Python wrapper for OpenSSL, M2Crypto, is a welcome addition to the enterprise-ready distribution of ActivePython. The M2Crypto module is available for Windows, Linux and Mac (for both x86 and x86_64) in ActivePython Business, Enteprise, and OEM Editions.

Category: python

ActiveState comments on SEC proposed use of Python

By Diane Mueller, August 3, 2010

US SECActiveState has submitted its comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) Proposed Rule on Asset-Backed Securities [Release Nos. 33-9117; 34-61858; File No. S7-08-10].

ActiveState wrote in support of the SEC's proposed use of Python in the preparation of a waterfall computer program in the offering disclosure, and reporting for asset-backed securities.

Tags: python, sec
Category: announcements, python

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

The Growth of Dynamic Languages - Pythonists, Pythonistas, and Pythoneers

By Bart Copeland, July 28, 2010

As the Dynamic Languages Experts we often get asked:

  • Which open source dynamic language has the greatest usage?
  • Which open source dynamic language is currently growing the fastest in usage?

Why are these questions relevant? Our customers and partners want to know:

Category: dynamic languages

Five More Pictures of OSCON

By Diane Mueller, July 28, 2010

Armed with only my iphone, my free speaker's pass and with my own presentation slidedeck nearly completed, I headed south from ActiveState's Vancouver, BC headquarters to the masses at OSCON2010.  As this was my first OSCON adventure, I was looking forward seeing the luminaries that Tim O'Reilly's able team had assembled for this OS developer community tribal gathering.

Category: events

Komodo 6.0 Beta 2: HTML 5, CSS 3, Python 3, Database Explorer, Publishing, ...

By Trent Mick, July 14, 2010

We (ActiveState) released Komodo 6.0 beta 2 yesterday and we want your feedback, bugs and IDE dreams. While we've made nightlies available since almost the first builds of Komodo 6, we feel that Komodo 6 is getting stable enough that it is time to start talking about it more to get a wider audience trying it and giving us feedback on what we've done so far.

Category: announcements

Survey Says: Selenium by a Nose for Most Popular Test Framework

By Diane Mueller, July 13, 2010

Last month  we asked our developer community to share with us which test frameworks they are using today--with some interesting results.  It was a bit of a horse race with Selenium beating out the "Other" category by a Nose.

Category: python

ActiveState's Diane Mueller and Trent Mick to Present at OSCON

By Sheila Louis, July 9, 2010

OSCON 2010 in Portland, OR, is coming up really fast--we're down to less than two weeks to go!

Diane and Trent are putting the finishing touches on their planned session:
Python & Finance: US Government Mandates, Financial Modeling, and Other Snakes in the Grass

Category: events, open source, python

ActivePython 2.6.5.14 released, fixing the debug bug

By Trent Mick, July 9, 2010

We just released ActivePython 2.6.5.14 (download it here, release notes here).

Category: python
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