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Komodo macro for automatically finishing img tags

By , October 14, 2008

You know how you're supposed to add the height and width attributes to an img tag? I know, I know, this is the sort of thing we're supposed to use computers for. After all, it's tedious to look up that...

You know how you're supposed to add the height and width attributes to an img tag? I know, I know, this is the sort of thing we're supposed to use computers for.

w00t! It's PDK 7.3!

By , October 3, 2008

Maybe better than loot, Perl Dev Kit 7.3 is now available. Why so good? 'Cause there are bug fixes and improvements that'll make your day. Read all the fine print in the documentation, take one of the PDK tutorials, and...

Maybe better than loot, Perl Dev Kit 7.3 is now available. Why so good? 'Cause there are bug fixes and improvements that'll make your day.

Bonjour!

By Shane Caraveo, September 28, 2008

Every now and again I spend a weekend day working needlessly on something I shouldn't. Today that was the SD Connector.

Avoiding the Epic Fail

By Kendra Penrose, September 24, 2008

Software development is hard. No matter what the end product, many of the same stumbling blocks come up time and again and get in the way of project success. Some classic pitfalls include time restraints, insufficient in-house resources, scope creep,...

Software development is hard. No matter what the end product, many of the same stumbling blocks come up time and again and get in the way of project success. Some classic pitfalls include time restraints, insufficient in-house resources, scope creep, and spiraling development costs.

JavaScript debugging

By Todd Whiteman, September 15, 2008

For the Komodo developers out there, I've uploaded a Komodo compatible version of the Venkman JavaScript Debugger. This will enable JavaScript/Komodo developers to examine the execution of JavaScript code within Komodo. Grab it here:
http://community.activestate.com/node/2775

Tabs and snippets: when 4 + 8 still gives you 8

By , September 3, 2008

[Blogging while the ActiveState web site goes through a bit more reorganization...] First, Komodo snippets let you prepare boilerplate snippets of code that you can quickly insert into programs while writing them. For example, if you're writing a JavaScript component,...

[Blogging while the ActiveState web site goes through a bit more reorganization...]

"ActivePerl is meeting, if not beating our expectations"

By Kendra Penrose, August 11, 2008

Hard to believe it's already the middle of August..and the end of the official summer months. How do I make myself feel better about the inevitable change in seasons? Well, I curl up on my chaise lounge and read a...

Hard to believe it's already the middle of August..and the end of the official summer months. How do I make myself feel better about the inevitable change in seasons? Well, I curl up on my chaise lounge and read a success story about another happy ActiveState customer.

Save 25% with the Pro Studio Upgrade Sale!

By , August 1, 2008

Komodo IDE 4.x, PDK 7.x, or TDK 4.x license holder? Want to add the power of ActivePerl Pro Studio or ActiveTcl Pro Studio to your dev tools and save? Perfect: we're having a month-long Pro Studio Summer Upgrade Sale! You'll...

Komodo IDE 4.x, PDK 7.x, or TDK 4.x license holder?

Want to add the power of ActivePerl Pro Studio or ActiveTcl Pro Studio to your dev tools and save?

Perfect: we're having a month-long Pro Studio Summer Upgrade Sale!

Places to go in Vancouver this weekend

By , July 24, 2008

As promised while chatting to the MozDev guys at OSCON, here are some of my favorite places to go for food and drink in Vancouver:

10 Myths Debunked

By Kendra Penrose, July 22, 2008

Read our latest white paper, "10 Myths About Running Open Source Software in Your Business" When it comes to open source software, there are often two camps: open source zealots who insist that Windows never works (Linux is king!) and...