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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 9, 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....

Loco at the Co-Lo (ActiveState webservices downtime)

By , May 5, 2008

Time to move those lovely servers that keep us ticking, so we'll be off the grid for a bit while you enjoy margaritas for Cinco de Mayo. It's a new co-location site, only about four blocks away (wave to our...

Time to move those lovely servers that keep us ticking, so we'll be off the grid for a bit while you enjoy margaritas for Cinco de Mayo.

Drupal Camp this weekend

By , May 5, 2008

Drupal Camp Vancouver is taking place this Friday and Saturday; the schedule is here if you want to check it out:

http://drupalcampvancouver.org/sessions

Success is...

By Shane Caraveo, May 2, 2008

So often in life, defining success is difficult. Is it 10 times ROI? Is it a shiny new bank account after an acquisition or IPO?

Article Alert: Adding Test Harnesses to Komodo

By , May 1, 2008

Once again, I'm dealing with the too-many-blogs problem by writing once, and pointing many times. I've published an article at the ActiveState community site on writing new test plan harnesses to plug into Komodo 4.4, now in alpha. You can...

Once again, I'm dealing with the too-many-blogs problem by writing once, and pointing many
times.

I've published an article at the ActiveState community site on writing new test plan harnesses
to plug into Komodo 4.4, now in alpha.  You can get it here:

Another day, another baby dragon born

By Shane Caraveo, May 1, 2008

I'm always happy to announce the birth of a new version of Komodo! 4.4 Alpha 1 is up on our download servers. You can find out the details on our community site and see my announcement in the forums.

We support Oracle® Enterprise Linux

By , May 1, 2008

We are happy to announce that ActiveState now supports Oracle® Enterprise Linux - yup, all ActiveState products have been tested for compatibility. Oracle customers can leverage the our dev expertise and get full support for developing and deploying applications running...

We are happy to announce that ActiveState now supports Oracle® Enterprise
Linux - yup, all ActiveState products have been tested for
compatibility. Oracle customers can leverage the our dev expertise and
get full support for developing and deploying applications running on