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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 Rebellato, 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

ActivePython 2.7 released - and what 2.7 means for Python’s future

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, July 7, 2010

ActivePythonThe last major planned version in the 2.x series, Python 2.7, was released last weekend. ActiveState swiftly prepared a corresponding ActivePython release for your downloading pleasure. Click here to download ActivePython.

Category: announcements, python

5 Python Pluses for the Enterprise

By Jeff Hobbs, July 5, 2010

You might not find quite as many experienced Python developers as .Net or Java folks, in part because Python is younger than Java and hasn't had the corporate push of .Net. Still, Python's doing well enough in developer adoption to make it a solid choice. Another advantage in Python's court? It's vendor neutral.

By now, you should at least be passingly familiar with Python. One of the fastest-growing languages, Python has been gaining popularity for years and has reached a level of maturity that makes it a top choice for enterprise development.

Category: python

Where Content Meets Code: U.S. SEC Mandates, Python and Financial Content

By Diane Mueller, June 30, 2010

Fierce Content ManagementRon Miller just posted my guest post on financial content, the Read more...

Category: python

How to Install ActivePython & Matplotlib for Finance Screencast

By Diane Mueller, June 29, 2010

ActivePython Business Edition now ships with Numpy, SciPy and matplotlib - three fundamental python packages for financial and scientific computing. With the recent US SEC proposals to use python for ABS financial models - there are more than a few python-curious accountants, analysts and regulators starting to research and play with python. 

Category: python

Built for Speed: ActivePython, Intel® MKL and Mathematical Computing

By Diane Mueller, June 25, 2010

Power your science, engineering and financial applications with ActivePython Business Edition.

Category: python
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