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Take a Survey - Win a T-shirt

By Liliya Apostolova, October 8, 2009

How about a t-shirt and a $50 credit for our online store?

Mercurial support in Workspace

By Troy Topnik, October 7, 2009

There's been a lot of development going on in Workspace. We've recently added the Mercurial (hg) support our users have been asking for. Workspace users now have a choice between distributed and centralized source control management tools.

We asked Shane Caraveo -- Lead Developer and Product Manager, Developer Services -- some questions about these recent developments, and posted the results on the new Workspace blog.

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Another cool Drupal / Komodo post

By , October 2, 2009

Fast on the heels of last week's Komodo / Acquia stack post by Robert Douglass, I just noticed a neat tip from Kevin Bridges on hooking up in Komodo to do automatic lookups of the Drupal api docs based on your current selection:

Komodo Sale Through October 31, 2009

By Sheila Louis, September 29, 2009

Everyone saves $50 until the end of October!

Do you have Komodo IDE 4 but you've been waiting for Komodo IDE upgrades to go on sale again before purchasing? Now's your chance to upgrade: After October 31/09, upgrades from Komodo 4 -> 5 will never be less than $145 US; upgrade today for $95 US!

Debugging with Komodo and the Acquia stack

By , September 25, 2009

Robert Douglass, pre-eminent Drupal hacker and author, has a really nice blog post on the Acquia site about setting up Komodo IDE, Xdebug and their Acquia Drupal Stack Installer:

Komodo 5.2.0 has been released

By Todd Whiteman, September 16, 2009

Komodo 5.2.0 has been released, you can use Komodo's Check for Updates menu to launch the auto-update dialog and update your installed Komodo version, or alternatively you can download the Komodo 5.2 installer from:

The major changes for Komodo 5.2 are:

Komodo 5.2.0 beta1 released

By Todd Whiteman, September 8, 2009

We've just released the first beta of Komodo 5.2.0:

We've been busy making a bunch of changes to Komodo 5.2 in order to make Komodo a better, more stable and faster editing machine. You can get an overview of the changes by visiting:

ActiveState online store and customer account service announcement

By , August 24, 2009

The ActiveState online store and customer account functions are moving from C# to an open source dynamic languages based solution.

While we transition data in the systems, online purchases and customer accounts will be unavailable on Tuesday, August 25, from approximately 5pm but should be back by 8pm Pacific Time.

We appreciate your patience.

Once we are live again, if you find a problem or would like to provide feedback, please email website-feedback [at] activestate [dot] com">website-feedback [at] activestate [dot] com.

Thank you.

SCP Extension for Komodo

By , August 23, 2009

I just noticed a new interesting extension for Komodo that may come in handy for people used to a Dreamweaver-like workflow ( ie working on a project locally and then uploading to a file server ):

Pop the Bubbly - ActiveState launches Business Training for Perl, Python and Tcl.

By Liliya Apostolova, August 12, 2009

Development teams can finally hone their Perl, Python and Tcl programming skills with the new Business Training program ActiveState launched today. There are a lot of benefits to encouraging developers to polish their programming skills.

One obvious reason is that the development team could become better experts in coding with Perl, Python and Tcl. For their organization, this means a couple of things: