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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!            

Komodo 4.4 Beta Released

By , June 3, 2008

Calling all keeners! We're cooking up some sweet new flavours* for Komodo IDE and Komodo Edit 4.4 so you can spend more time coding and less time searching, updating, organizing, testing. Komodo 4.4 Beta has just been released, and we'd...

Calling all keeners! We're cooking up some sweet new flavours* for Komodo IDE and Komodo Edit 4.4 so you can spend more
time coding and less time searching, updating, organizing, testing. Komodo 4.4 Beta has just been released, and we'd love your expertise in testing new functionality, identifying bugs, and enhancing the

ActiveState an SD Times Top 100

By , June 3, 2008

If you are working with Firefox extensions (or Mozilla derivate) and ever used a XBL binding, you soon find there are certain JavaScript API calls you can use to make working with XBL easier, such as

  • document.getAnonymousNodes()
  • document.getAnonymousElementByAtttibute()

Unfortunately, Komodo does not provide completions for these methods by default (as they are browser specific calls), but you can easily add these XBL methods through a Komodo API catalog.

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.