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Happy 141st Birthday, eh!

By Kendra Penrose, July 1, 2008

What better day than today to raise a glass of beer and yell "Cheers!" with the closest Canadian. Need some good tunes for the patio? Why not tune into CBC Radio 3 - some great independent Canadian music to liven...

What better day than today to raise a glass of beer and yell "Cheers!" with the closest Canadian. Need some good tunes for the patio? Why not tune into CBC Radio 3 - some great independent Canadian music to liven up your July 1st.

Komodo IDE 4.4 released!

By , June 26, 2008

Yesterday we released Komodo 4.4, which is the final minor release of Komodo before we hit the big 5-oh. You can read all the usual stuff here on Komodo IDE for Perl, Python, Tcl and more.

My personal list of favourite / awesome features in this release:

Category: perl, python, tcl

PPM build servers are dead -- long live PPM!

By Kendra Penrose, June 25, 2008

Our PPM build server infrastructure has been very maintenance intensive; it needed some manual tweaking and fixing on a weekly basis. We finally couldn't stand doing it any longer and turned them off a couple of weeks ago. The PPM...

Our PPM build server infrastructure has been very maintenance intensive; it needed some manual tweaking and fixing on a weekly basis.  We finally couldn't stand doing it any longer and turned them off a couple of weeks ago.  The PPM repositories are still there, but they're not being updated anymore.

Komodo 4.4 and a Kitchen Sink

By Shane Caraveo, June 24, 2008

Komodo 4.4 is out today! Komodo does amazing things, practically a kitchen sink of tools, but hopefully a whole lot more portable.

A Star is Born

By , June 24, 2008

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, allow me to introduce Komodo IDE 4.4! Spend more time coding and less time searching, updating, organizing, testing.... New Sections List feature added as per popular request! Users demanded a function list, and...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, allow me to introduce Komodo IDE 4.4!

<clapping>

Spend more time coding and less time searching, updating, organizing, testing....

What's Robust and Worry-Free?

By Kendra Penrose, June 20, 2008

ActivePerl for the Enterprise, of course! Find out how Finisar was able to focus on their own products and let ActiveState worry about maintaining the Perl scripts running critical administration functions.

ActivePerl for the Enterprise, of course!

Find out how Finisar was able to focus on their own products and let ActiveState worry about maintaining the Perl scripts running critical administration functions.

Aren't we friendly!

By Kendra Penrose, June 16, 2008

ActiveState has become a "Friend" of the Open Source Census www.osscensus.org The Open Source Census is a global, collaborative project to collect and share quantitative data on the use of open source software in enterprise. Read the official release here.

ActiveState has become a "Friend" of the Open Source Census  www.osscensus.org

The Open Source Census is a global, collaborative project to collect
and share quantitative data on the use of open source software in
enterprise.

Winning Komodo Prizes Better than Being Stuck on Desert Island with a Komodo

By , June 16, 2008

Komodo IDE: Award-winning development software that has a killer contest with great prizes for filling out a survey. Komodo Dragon: 365 pounds of drooling beast that you need to scare away by screaming and pelting it with rocks and sticks,...

  1. Komodo IDE: Award-winning development software that has a killer contest with great prizes for filling out a survey.

Tune in for a live webinar - June 24th

By Kendra Penrose, June 9, 2008

Interested in learning more about dynamic languages in the enterprise? Then join us for a live webinar on Tuesday, June 24 at 10:00 am PST (1:00 pm EST) Topic: Open Source Myths and Essential Truths for Protecting Your Business By...

Interested in learning more about dynamic languages in the enterprise?

Then join us for a live webinar on Tuesday, June 24 at 10:00 am PST (1:00 pm EST)

Be My Dev Hero!

By , June 9, 2008

Take the ActiveState Dev Hero Survey and enter to win the Grand Prize, a Nintendo Wii and Guitar Hero III bundle plus an ActiveState Software license of your choice! Take the survey! There are about 30 multiple choice questions, which...

Take the ActiveState Dev Hero Survey and enter to win the Grand Prize, a Nintendo Wii and Guitar Hero III bundle plus an ActiveState Software license of your choice!

Take the survey!