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More money in your pocket with PDK

By Kendra Penrose, March 4, 2008

We are offering a great deal on PDK right now - 25% off any purchase or upgrade of PDK 7.1! If you want to upgrade - check out the sweet sweet savings here. If you want to buy - (1)...

We are offering a great deal on PDK right now - 25% off any purchase or upgrade of PDK 7.1!

If you want to upgrade -  check out the sweet sweet savings here.

Update your extensions!

By , March 2, 2008

Komodo 4.3 Beta 2 is out and we're closing in on the remaining list of blocker bugs before release. I'd like to put a call out to anyone that has created a Komodo Extension to please update your extension so that it will work with 4.3. We are not aware of any major API changes that should cause your code problems, so in most cases all you should need to do is update maxVersion in your install.rdf to at least 4.3.*.

As well, if you have previously posted your extension to the extensions forum, you should feel free to instead host your extension on the site:

It's all about relationships

By Kendra Penrose, February 29, 2008

In the Business Solutions area here at ActiveState we spend a lot of time talking about leads. Lead generation, lead nurturing, converting leads - it goes on. Today I read a good posting on Brian Carroll's B2B blog that reinforces...

In the Business Solutions area here at ActiveState we spend a lot of time talking about leads. Lead generation, lead nurturing, converting leads - it goes on.

ActiveTcl is a team player

By Kendra Penrose, February 27, 2008

Read our latest Success Story and find out why Nallatech, leading supplier in High Performance FPGA Computing, considers ActiveState part of their team.

Read our latest Success Story and find out why Nallatech, leading supplier in High Performance FPGA Computing, considers ActiveState part of their team.

The Impatient Developer's Guide to Writing Python Nose Plugins

By , February 22, 2008

Again, I've got the too-many-blogs problem. Code blocks look better on the ActiveState community site, so I've posted the article there, at http://community.activestate.com/impatient-developers-guide-writing-pyth... The synopsis: writing and installing Nose plugins is easy. Who knew?

Again, I've got the too-many-blogs problem. Code blocks look better on the

$300 for a Komodo extension

By Shane Caraveo, February 21, 2008

Turdhead.com is offering up a bounty for a Komodo (ok, alternatively jEdit) extension. They're offering $300 to the best ActionScript extension for Open Komodo *or* jEdit.

Wanted: your feedback on Komodo unit-testing support

By , February 20, 2008

We shipped an alpha of Komodo 4.3 last week, fixed a couple of bugs in the new unit-testing framework, and are looking for more feedback on how the feature works, and where you want us to take it.

Let the games begin!

By Kendra Penrose, February 18, 2008

The 2008 Winter Scripting Games that is. Running from February 15 - March 3, 2008. It’s the third annual Scripting Games, the biggest scripting competition of the year! As a matter of fact, it’s most likely the biggest scripting competition...

The 2008 Winter Scripting Games that is. Running from February 15 - March 3, 2008.

Vancouver Open Web Conference: Register now!

By , February 16, 2008

I'm happy to announce we now have a robust set of approved talks for the Open Web conference coming this April ( with more talks to come! ) and have launched registration. Here's the meat of the matter:

Drupal 6.0 released!

By , February 15, 2008

Looks like the vast internet conspiracy of awesomness knwon as Drupal has spawned a new version 6.0, ready to manage content and all that. Big changes are afoot this spring in terms of consolidating our Komodo web properties and I have no doubt that Drupal 6 will play a big part.