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A Look Back At 2013 And Forward To 2014

By Phil Whelan, December 30, 2013

As we conclude 2013 and prepare to start a new year of technological wonder, I thought it would be good to look back at this past year from ActiveState’s point-of-view in the arena of PaaS, Cloud Foundry and other interesting things such as Docker.

Category: stackato

The Seven Phases of PaaS

By John Wetherill, December 19, 2013

Being a Developer Evangelist has many perks, my favorite of which by far is that I get to talk to tons of developers. Obviously PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) is frequently a topic of conversation, and I've noticed an interesting trend among a surprising number of companies that have invested to some degree in cloud computing.

Category: stackato

ActiveState Stackato v3.0 is now available!

By Brent Smithurst, December 18, 2013

Holophonor ReleaseAfter 41 days in beta, Stackato v3.0 is finally available! As I wrote when the beta was made available, this is a truly massive and major release that provides tons of new functionality.

Tags: 3.0, release, stackato
Category: announcements, stackato

Komodo IDE Twitter Contest

By Nathan Rijksen, December 17, 2013

ActiveState is giving away one (1) Komodo IDE 8.5 license worth $295 each week for three weeks. Draw dates are Dec 23rd, Dec 30th and Jan 6th and will be announced on Twitter.

To be entered in the draw(s), all you have to do is:

1. Follow @KomodoIDE on Twitter.

Category: komodo

Implementing a CouchDB Service on Stackato: Technical Overview

By Rudy Wahono, December 10, 2013
ActiveState has been a long time supporter of colleges and universities by providing development tools as part of the ActiveState Education Partner Program.
Category: stackato

Implementing a CouchDB Service on Stackato: Project Overview

By Joseph Hou, December 5, 2013
BCITActiveState has been a long time supporter of colleges and universities by providing development tools as part of the ActiveState Education Partner Program. In line with this initiative, we have recently provided four students from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) access to Stackato for a class project.
Category: stackato

Auto-table Generation with Snippets, EJS and Komodo IDE/Edit

By Carey Hoffman, December 3, 2013

Auto-Table GenerationI hate laying out tedious HTML tables. I know you do too. In fact, I'm sure you have a better way of doing it then typing it out tag for closing tag. This post is to show you how you can easily write a snippet in Komodo that does that for you.

Category: komodo

Here’s Why Some Pundits are Wrong about PaaS

By Bart Copeland, November 28, 2013

HolophonorHere at ActiveState, we watched with bemusement over the past week or so as the viability of Platform as a Service (PaaS) was called into question by various writers and pundits.

Tags: IT, PaaS, stackato
Category: stackato

Save big this Thanksgiving weekend! Up to $100 off on developer tools!

By Ivan Tay, November 27, 2013

Get Ready for Huge Savings this Black Friday!2013 has been a fruitful year for us and we would like to give thanks in the best way possible: passing savings onto our supporters! From Thanksgiving Thursday to Cyber Monday, we will be holding a dev tools sale just for you: 

Continuous Delivery with Jenkins and Stackato

By Kathy Thomas, November 25, 2013
Continuous Delivery Stackato WebinarContinuous delivery is not a new concept in application development and companies are looking to see how they can incorporate it. With more traditional releases, companies pack in as many features as possible and make significant changes to the software.
Category: events, stackato