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Dragons and Snakes, Oh My!

By , May 29, 2008

Wow! Who knew people liked t-shirts so much? In case you're not one of the many people who have already bought Komodo and claimed their shirt, there's a wee bit of time left and just enough of our limited edition...

Wow! Who knew people liked t-shirts so much? In case you're not one of the many people who have already bought Komodo and claimed their shirt, there's a wee bit of time left and just enough of our limited edition t-shirts to go around. Go get your Komodo IDE t-shirt!

Numara Software Success Story

By Kendra Penrose, May 28, 2008

"The code is solid and the quality is extremely high. We're a very happy ActiveState customer." - Mark Krieger, VP of Product Development, Numara Software The Challenge - Time and effort needed to rebuild the Perl installation in-house - Shorten...

"The code is solid and the quality is extremely high. We're a very happy ActiveState customer."
        - Mark Krieger, VP of Product Development,  Numara Software
      

Get your Komodo IDE! Get your t-shirt!

By , May 26, 2008

Yesterday I was driving along Main & Broadway in Vancouver when I saw a pedestrian wearing a Komodo IDE t-shirt. I thought that was kinda cool. I usually only see co-workers, conference-goers and people I know wearing our swag, not...

Onwards to Romania

By Shane Caraveo, May 26, 2008

Soon I'll be flying away to Romania and eLiberatica to introduce Romanians to another creature with teeth, Komodo! It looks to be a very interesting conference, focusing on the benefits and business models behind open source software.

jssh replacement? SD Connector

By Shane Caraveo, May 25, 2008

Quite a long time ago I made much ado about Snapdragon, a project to integrate Firefox development tools (e.g.Firebug) with Komodo (or other editors/IDEs).

The spring road trip!

By , May 20, 2008

This week is a busy one, I'm currently in Chicago for PHP|Tek 2008. I'm giving a talk on Thursday, then zipping over to Toronto early Friday morning to drop in on Drupal Camp.

ActivePerl 5.10.0.1003 and a Trick Question

By Kendra Penrose, May 16, 2008

Q: What's better than May Long Weekend? A: Nothing, eh! Well, I suppose the new release of ActivePerl comes pretty darn close. That's right! We've just released ActivePerl 5.10.0.1003 and it's yours for the taking. In addition to adding the...

Q: What's better than May Long Weekend?
A: Nothing, eh!

Well, I suppose the new release of ActivePerl comes pretty darn close.

Number of ActivePython downloads EXPLODED!

By Kendra Penrose, May 12, 2008

Exploded in a good way (thankfully). Our ActivePython downloads tripled last month, which is pretty awesome! We are obviously providing some useful stuff for Python developers out there and that feels pretty good. Don't know? Jump on the bandwagon here...

Exploded in a good way (thankfully).

Our ActivePython downloads tripled last month, which is pretty awesome!  We are obviously providing some useful stuff for Python developers out there and that feels pretty good.

How Many Geeks Does it Take To Screw in a Lightbulb?

By , May 10, 2008

More than we've got, apparently, as we're looking for some more geeks to share our office space. C'mon, get outta your basement or garage or wherever your soon-to-be-fabled start-up is hanging out, and bring your crew to our digs at...

More than we've got, apparently, as we're looking for some more geeks to share our office space. C'mon, get outta your basement or garage or wherever your soon-to-be-fabled start-up is hanging out, and bring your crew to our digs at Hastings and Granville.

ActiveState Bombarding Your RSS Feeds!

By , May 8, 2008

Something to do with updating the RSS feed to 2.0 instead of 0.91, which didn't contain publish dates. Does this mean we're web 2.0-enabled? Always wondered what that meant. Just when web 3.0 and cloud computing are taking over the...

Something to do with updating the RSS feed to 2.0 instead of 0.91, which didn't contain publish dates. Does this mean we're web 2.0-enabled? Always wondered what that meant. Just when web 3.0 and cloud computing are taking over the memespace....