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Keeping Innovation Alive: Jeff Talks 2.8

By Isabelle Groc, March 15, 2013

With a new Stackato release every two to three months, ActiveState keeps pace with a rapidly evolving private platform-as-a-service environment. Each release brings more innovation.

Jeff Hobbs, ActiveState’s Engineering VP, talks about the latest 2.8’s new features.

What is exciting about the Stackato 2.8 release?

Komodo 8.0: Some Thoughts on a Killer Release

By Todd Whiteman, March 14, 2013

ActiveState Komodo IDE 8We have officially shipped Komodo IDE/Edit 8.0, and are now getting a bit of bandwidth after responding to the overwhelming feedback -- bandwidth being the operative word after one of our servers was nearly brought to a halt from Komodo downloads!

Category: komodo

Deploy a Jenkins Server with Stackato and Eucalyptus

By Harold Spencer Jr., March 12, 2013

This week, ActiveBlog invites Harold Spencer Jr. to share a blog discussing how to deploy a Jenkins server using Stackato, running on Eucalyptus.

Minecrafting With Stackato 2.8

By Matthew Fisher, March 5, 2013

Crafters and cloud users, rejoice! the CraftBukkit server has been recently deployed onto Stackato’s App Store, enabling users and ActiveState devs to start playing one of their favourite sandbox indie game on the cloud.

Category: stackato

Python. Why Did it Have to be Python?

By Isabelle Groc, March 4, 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. Second blog of a series celebrating the Year of the Python.

Komodo Set to Attack: 8.0 Release Next Week

By Michael Kanasoot, March 1, 2013

Komodo 8.0 is set to release on Thursday, March 7, and to say we're excited is a huge understatement.

Every Komodo release is a big deal, but this one's really going to be a killer. With a totally refreshed UI and major updates to editing and workflow, 8.0 promises to deliver an incredible user experience.

Note: Anyone who has purchased Komodo IDE on or after Feb. 7, 2013...

Category: komodo

Stackato 2.8 Released (And It Rocks!)

By Brent Smithurst, February 27, 2013

Stackato 2.8 Just in time for Stackato's first birthday on February 28, we are absolutely thrilled to make Stackato 2.8 available today. As usual, the forum announcement and release notes have the change list.

Year of the Snake? I Think You Mean “Year of the Python...”

By Isabelle Groc, February 22, 2013

It is the Year of the Snake, and here at ActiveState, it has always been about snakes... and particularly Python. The Year of the Snake heralds a great year ahead for the Python community. First blog of a series celebrating the Year of the Python.

ActiveState in the News

By Toph Whitmore, February 20, 2013

Just a quick roundup of some recent ActiveState media coverage:

Jetpacks, Flying Cars, and…Private PaaS?

From Logs to Mighty Oaks: Stackato, Loggly, and Json

By John Wetherill, February 19, 2013

Back in the day, logs used to be fun with monolithic apps, single log files, and all sorts of geeky tools like awk to sift through them.

But then things got complicated with client/server architectures, multiple log files, inconsistent log message formats, disparate servers, notification requirements, time sync issues, correlation challenges, not to mention multiple user and system tasks running all over the place. Logs suddenly got really hard and dreary, instead of fun.

Tags: json, loggly
Category: stackato