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What I did for Last Week’s Hackathon

By Matthew Fisher, April 19, 2013

Elastic SearchLast week was a pretty exciting week at ActiveState HQ. Following the release of Stackato 2.10, Komodo 8.0.1, and having a conference-free week, we decided that it was time for another Hackathon!

Logyard: The Why and How of Stackato's Logging System

By Sridhar Ratnakumar, April 18, 2013

Prelude

Log

Early on in the development of Stackato, we recognized that good logging features would be critical to developers and administrators. We also knew that we didn't want to reinvent the wheel, and made the intentional decision not to build log analysis and aggregation tools into the product itself.

Category: stackato

Stackato 2.10 Primed, Delivered, and Available!

By Brent Smithurst, April 10, 2013

Stackato 2.10It's been a long five weeks since we released Stackato 2.8, so we felt it was time to let 2.10 (that's "two point ten") into the wild.

Ten Things I Learned Last Week at @Cloud_Connect

By Toph Whitmore, April 9, 2013

Several colleagues and I spent last week in Northern California at UBM TechWeb’s Cloud Connect event at the Santa Clara Convention Center. It was a great conference for ActiveState, and especially for Stackato private-PaaS technology. Here are the top ten things I learned during the recent trip to my old South Bay stomping grounds:

Meeting our Komodo Users: Gary Chau, Knight IT Inc.

By Michael Kanasoot, April 3, 2013

Gary Chau, a Python developer at Knight IT Inc. recently contacted us about upgrading to the latest version of Komodo IDE. It turns out Gary has been a big fan of Komodo and ActivePython since 2003.

Category: komodo, python

Java Debugging in Stackato with Harbor

By John Wetherill, April 2, 2013

One thing that continually amazes me about Stackato is how it makes difficult things easy. A good example is the centralized aggregated logging function, which should be really hard in the cloud, but it’s not with Stackato’s easy to use yet sophisticated logging capabilities.

Carey Hoffman: Coding for Peace

By Isabelle Groc, March 28, 2013

Activators in the Community: Driven to make a difference, one of ActiveState’s core values, activators take the lead in their communities and are involved in good causes outside work. Every month we profile ActiveState’s community heroes and their inspiring efforts to make the world a better place.

This month, we are profiling Carey Hoffman who is coding for peace.

My Year of the Python in Hong Kong

By Ho Ming Li, March 26, 2013

It is the Year of the Snake, and here at ActiveState, the snake in question has always been Python. The Year of the Snake heralds a great year ahead for the Python community. Fourth blog of a series celebrating the Year of the Python. 

The Magnificent Seven: Benefits of Private PaaS

By Bart Copeland, March 25, 2013

Enterprises are often disappointed when they move to the cloud. They expect efficiency, flexibility, and productivity gains from virtualization, and it doesn't happen. They still run into the same IT roadblocks. That's why they come to us.

Dragon Meets Snake: Komodo and Python

By Isabelle Groc, March 21, 2013

It is the Year of the Snake, and here at ActiveState, the snake in question has always been Python. The Year of the Snake heralds a great year ahead for the Python community. Third blog of a series celebrating the Year of the Python.